From: Brian M. Scott
> --- In email@example.com, "Brian M. Scott"Didn't OE already have both <boþm> and <botm>? My
> <BMScott@...> wrote:
>> <Botham> is locative in origin, from place-names derived
>> from OE <boþm>.
> I wasn't sure what to make of Michael Parkinson's remark
> that 'Botham' was pronounced 'Bottom' in Yorkshire, where
> both he and Ian Botham famously come from.