Correction: Stop the insanity

From: Glen Gordon
Message: 8479
Date: 2001-08-13

To Mark's question on the origin of he/she, I said:
>Dissimilation-assimilation combined with dialectal convergeance?
>Like maybe, he/heo > *he/*sho > he/she?

Whoops! Apparently /sho/ DOES exist in Middle English and there's
even a bibliographical reference online explaining it:

Britton, D. (1991) "On ME she/sho: a Scots solution to an English problem",
Nowele [North-Western European Language Evolution]17, 3-51."

Hmm, damn I'm good. Any other questions? :)

gLeNny gEe
...wEbDeVEr gOne bEsErK!

email: glengordon01@...

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