legendary = believe it (verificatory) or not (fabulatory)

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton2 at BTINTERNET.COM
Wed Feb 17 12:51:23 UTC 2010

> But yes, that quote mixing "demigods" with King Alfred is mixing
> those myth and legend divisions/distinctions and is being, as has
> been said, semantically slippery.
> ---Amy West

I think the speaker was also confusing Alfred with Arthur.


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