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From: "ryelea" <>
Subject: Re: Fw: [YKS] Life in the 1500s
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2003 16:47:43 +0100
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Wendy
Could you ask your learned colleague about "corsey" this is the part I was
told to always walk on - never in't'road!
Ray Riley
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From: "Wendy King" <>
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Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 4:06 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: [YKS] Life in the 1500s


> can't resist joining in this debate
>
> pottage/potage/porridge used to be interchangeable - depended on where you
> were from - meaning something(s) boiled in water on the stove
>
> the bowl you served it it was a porringer
>
> other words the Americans use that come back to old(er) english
>
> fall - dialect word for autumn (leaf fall) 17th/18th century Lancashire
> particularly
>
> pavement for road - dates back to Roman times, archaeologists still refer
to
> roman roads as pavements
>
> the 'ize' ending on many words - this was and still is the 'correct'
english
> 'ise' has come into use through custom and practice
>
> can you not tell that I once worked for an academic who had majored in
> english language?
>
> Wendy
>
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