Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Fri Jan 4 02:06:35 UTC 2013

On Jan 3, 2013, at 5:46 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 1:21 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
>> "Ever a" > "e'er a" > ary.
> I DARE you to look that up! ;-)

what *does* DARE say? (i'm unable to get to my copy of DARE.)

not, i was surprised to see, in the OED. too American, i guess.


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