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#172116 - 12/16/07 10:10 AM Re: reindeer [Re: BranShea]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Originally Posted By: BranShea

I envy you both , I've never seen one on the wild highway ever in my life.


no you don't. I should be dead.
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#172117 - 12/16/07 10:55 AM Re: reindeer [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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I've had my near fatal accidents too, but without the moose .

Oh! but I'm awful glad you're still alive!


Edited by BranShea (12/16/07 11:17 AM)

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#172120 - 12/16/07 12:47 PM Re: reindeer [Re: BranShea]
Faldage Offline
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The name "moose" is from a Native American (Abenaki) word so it would make sense that they are not so called in Europe.

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#172121 - 12/16/07 12:48 PM Re: reindeer [Re: BranShea]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
I've had my near fatal accidents too, but without the moose .

Oh! but I'm awful glad you're still alive!


me, too! thanks! ((hug))
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#172128 - 12/16/07 02:19 PM Re: reindeer [Re: Faldage]
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>>Native American (Abenaki)<<

There is elk as well as moose in their animal name list. But what does it matter. Can't we have just one Abenaki loanword in exchange for all the mish mash words that crossed the big water? I like moose. I think it is a moose animal, moose the magnificent.(of course it is up to the British )

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