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John Cowan:
> Raymond Brown scripsit:
>
> > "Stop being so damn nice!"
> >
> > [For those unfamiliar with the older - possibly now obsolete - meaning of
> > 'nice', go seek a dictionary  ;)   ]
>
> Hmm, is that *nice* 'precise', or even older *nice* 'foolish' < NESCIUS?

I momentarily wondered that, but then I realized Ray was quoting his
granddad, who, however hoar he may have been, probably didn't speak
Middle English...

--And.