[Spellyans] In The Year

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Mon Nov 5 12:59:17 GMT 2012


On 5 Nov 2012, at 01:29, A. J. Trim <ajtrim at msn.com> wrote:

> "in the year 1887" is short for "in the 1887th year (of our Lord)"

No, it isn't. It means "in the year [which is named/numbered] 1887".

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





More information about the Spellyans mailing list