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Re: skoshe on the rocksh [Re: olly] #208779
01/07/13 01:58 AM
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smile

> yeahbut...

So M (as if I didn't expect you to argue the case!) are you really telling me that sc~ is not a more common feature of Englisc than sk~ ?

and no, I can't LIU cause my bloody OED won't load for some reason frown

Re: scosche [Re: Faldage] #208780
01/07/13 03:15 AM
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Except for skate these words all need the k to retain the /sk/ pronunciation.


ah.. like in scald and scathe.

(like you've so often pointed out, don't look for consistency in English spelling.)

Re: skoshe on the rocksh [Re: maverick] #208781
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Originally Posted By: maverick
smile

> yeahbut...

are you really telling me that sc~ is not a more common feature of Englisc than sk~ ?



not at all.. I'm just telling you that sk~ is not at all rare (see also previous post).

Re: skoshe on the rocksh [Re: Prof@NHTI] #208782
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Then there's always that Brit piece of perversion, sceptical.

Re: scosche [Re: maverick] #208783
01/07/13 03:34 PM
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My dancing partner said, " We were just a scosche off" and when I asked about the word he said his grandfather used it when they were building and measuring.

Re: scosche [Re: tsuwm] #208784
01/07/13 03:37 PM
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Excellent - thank you !!!

Re: scosche [Re: Prof@NHTI] #208786
01/07/13 05:10 PM
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no, thank you for an interesting question with an interesting answer smile

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..and welcome back - you'd be amazed how often someone asks a question here and never bothers to comment on the answer(s), or never bothers to return, one.

Re: scosche [Re: tsuwm] #208804
01/08/13 02:55 AM
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course, that never stops us arguin' amongst ourownsef... wink

Re: scosche [Re: Prof@NHTI] #208823
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