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CONLANG  July 2002, Week 2

CONLANG July 2002, Week 2

Subject:

Re: USAGE: Verse, was: Re: Thorn vs Eth

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Barbara Barrett <[log in to unmask]>

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Constructed Languages List <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Fri, 12 Jul 2002 06:35:43 +0100

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> > Roger Rote;
> > Presumably, "verse" < versus, though how or why GOK.

> Mike Mentioned;
> Because |versus| (with the Latin |-us| ending) is in some idiolects
> homophonous to (or at least misheard as) *|verses| (with the English
> verbal |-s| /z/ ending).