uniting two old threads... (p.s.)

Chris F. Waigl chris at LASCRIBE.NET
Fri May 26 22:13:14 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-05-26 at 15:09 -0400, Wilson Gray wrote:

> Isn't Nacken specifically "nape of the neck" and not simply "neck"?

You're right. I wasn't thinking. Generally speaking, _neck_ = _(der)

Chris Waigl
who indeed has to remind herself every time that in English, the throat
is part of the neck.

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