Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Jan 16 03:26:32 UTC 2009

At 1/15/2009 08:06 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>At 6:03 PM -0500 1/15/09, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>>Not in OED:
>>2008 _Top 10 Intelligent Design Myths_ [
>>] : When
>>the cold of Niflheim touched the fires of Muspell, the giant Ymir and a
>>behemothic cow, Auehumla, emerged from the thaw.
>An adjective I can imagine writing, but not pronouncing.  [b@'him at Ik]
>with stress on "he"?  [bih@'mOTIk] or [bih@'maTIk] with secondary on
>the "be" and primary on the "moth"?  Or maybe rhyming with "gothic"?
>All totally impossible.

No -- stress on the first and third syllables:  BE him OTH ic (and
does rhyme with Gothic).

Is this the cow that draws the Juggernaut?


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