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#117789 - 12/16/03 04:23 PM ruthless rueful  
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Is this a pair, or a coincidence?


#117790 - 12/16/03 08:40 PM Re: ruthless rueful  
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this too shall pass
ruth and rue probably both stem from OD rewen. ruth and ruthful are both now archaic; but rueful and ruthful were once synonyms = compassionate.


#117791 - 12/17/03 02:39 AM Re: ruthless rueful  
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OD?


#117792 - 12/17/03 02:45 AM Re: ruthless rueful  
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Old Dutch, Old Danish, or just plain peculiar.


#117793 - 12/19/03 05:52 PM Re: ruthless rueful  
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And the cook was Dutch, and behaved as such,
For the diet he gave the crew-ew-ew
Was a number of tons of hot cross buns
Served up with a savory glue.




#117794 - 12/19/03 10:00 PM Re: ruthless rueful  
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And is the next line "Friggin' in the riggin'", Bill?


#117795 - 12/19/03 10:53 PM Re: ruthless rueful  
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Oh, a capital ship
For an ocean trip
Was the Walloping Window Blind
No wind that blew
Dismayed the crew,
Or troubled the Captain's mind.



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