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#209559 - 02/13/13 10:49 PM Re: Gnat and gnaw [Re: BranShea] Joined: Jun 2006
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* Edit function does not respondOriginally Posted By: BranSheaWhat have gnats and rodents in common?
"Middle English, from Old English gnŠtt; akin to Old English gnagan to gnaw first known use: before 12th century"
Do gnats have jaws and teeth? What 's being gnawed?
"The gnatte is a litil fflye, and hatte culex..he souke■ blood and ha■ in his mou■ a pipe, as hit were a pricke..And is a-countid a-mong volatiles..and greue■ slepinge men wi■ noyse & wi■ bytinge and wake■ hem of here reste. [John of Trevisa, transl. of Bartholomew de Glanville's "De proprietatibus rerum," 1398]"
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