Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Jan 17 17:13:22 UTC 2008

At 1/17/2008 12:03 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>At 11:42 AM -0500 1/17/08, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>>At 1/17/2008 11:27 AM, Hillary Brown wrote:
>>>New word (to me, anyway):
>>Thank heaven this is not likely to lead to oneth and thirdth.
>No, no:  it's *threeth*!

Please put down my blunder here to a speech impediment..


>(And it's too late to head it off completely--2150 g-hits.  Of course
>this is the sort of over-regularization bound to come up in kids'
>speech, so at least you can complain that it sounds childish.)
>The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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