[Spellyans] how to do

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Wed Dec 15 21:46:26 GMT 2010


On 15 Dec 2010, at 18:14, Eddie Climo wrote:

> Sure, even lexicographers may err: tea minima culpa, amice!
> 
> I've done a cursory search of such electronic texts as are at my disposal, and Nicholas seems to be right about *(fatel + verb-noun) not being attested. All I could find was it being used with finite forms, alas.

There is no "alas" when we learn things from the texts. There is "hurrah". And if it means that previous Revivalist practice was in error (like "in kever" + noun) then "hurrah" again -- we can avoid such constructions in future. 

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/





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