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Re: never just about the words [Re: zmjezhd] #173034
01/31/08 12:20 AM
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Originally Posted By: zmjezhd
громить (gromit') 'to outrage, wreak havoc'


As in Wallace and?

Re: never just about the words [Re: Faldage] #173037
01/31/08 05:36 AM
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As in Wallace and?

I wondered, too, if perhaps the folks at Aardvark were just a bit bolshie. But I always assumed it was an alternate spelling for grommet 'metal eyelet'. Funny and irrational, but it's what my mind associates with the cheese-eater's pooch.


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Re: never just about the words [Re: zmjezhd] #173039
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It's certainly pronounced as though it were just a variant spelling of 'grommet.' Which syllable has the stress in громить

Re: never just about the words [Re: Faldage] #173043
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Which syllable has the stress in громить

The final one.


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Re: never just about the words [Re: zmjezhd] #173055
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Спасибо.

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