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Well, it sort of made sense to me

elaen32
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May 31 2013, 7:42pm


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Well, it sort of made sense to me [In reply to] Can't Post

since there are placenames in the area in which I live which have similar structure eg High Halden- which is a village, but was originally a fortified settlement or Holding. I live in a part of England which was very heavily colonised by the Anglo Saxons and in particular, the Jutes. This is reflected in a lot of place names eg there are a lot which end in -inge or-indge. I love piecing together things like this, although often I add 2+2 and make 5!

PS and yes- the spelling of my username is correct- why use a plain old vowel when you can use a diphthong?Wink

"Beneath the roof of sleeping leaves the dreams of trees unfold"

Subject User Time
A Middle English Vocabulary Challenge -- Fall of Arthur Edition SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 26 2013, 4:18am
    True story SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 26 2013, 4:49am
    reversal order? Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel May 26 2013, 11:10am
        Good point SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 26 2013, 5:54pm
    maciliel-answers Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel May 26 2013, 11:17am
    Marvelous fun! Thank you SirDennis! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 26 2013, 12:22pm
        It wouldn't do to have people forgetting themselves SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 26 2013, 7:20pm
            Oh dear...! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 26 2013, 7:29pm
                Revising a few... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 27 2013, 12:12am
                    #1 Yngwulff Send a private message to Yngwulff May 27 2013, 2:15am
                        That rings a bell.... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 28 2013, 12:11am
    oh, why not telain Send a private message to telain May 26 2013, 11:15pm
        Yes, tough but thanks for playing SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 28 2013, 8:39pm
            possibilities Maciliel Send a private message to Maciliel May 28 2013, 9:08pm
            I admit it's too tough for me to try. // CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 12:24am
            It's definitely tough... Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 12:29am
                Palm-planting you say? SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 29 2013, 1:46am
            You know not what you do... telain Send a private message to telain May 29 2013, 1:08am
                ROFL! "Oakenshield... Which in Middle English is spelt "Ooguenscheyelde" or "Smith", I forget which. "// CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 1:30am
                    Ooguenscheyelde. Instant classic. SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 29 2013, 2:06am
                        suflerpulous fapostrophe, no problem!// telain Send a private message to telain May 29 2013, 11:47am
                Thorin Smith? dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn May 29 2013, 2:50am
                    I wish I could take credit for the "Smith" association... telain Send a private message to telain May 29 2013, 11:45am
                        I'm surprised CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 29 2013, 12:32pm
                            No? // Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 10:06pm
    Do you have a mediocrity bench SirD? elaen32 Send a private message to elaen32 May 28 2013, 9:08pm
        Regarding haldynge SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 31 2013, 2:16am
            Well, it sort of made sense to me elaen32 Send a private message to elaen32 May 31 2013, 7:42pm
    Another one! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn May 29 2013, 2:41am
    yikes acheron Send a private message to acheron May 29 2013, 4:10pm
        The u in aluish is what's throwing everyone I think. SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 29 2013, 9:36pm
            Enjoy band practice // Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 29 2013, 10:07pm
            Oh, what, as in... elaen32 Send a private message to elaen32 May 29 2013, 10:42pm
                ohhh acheron Send a private message to acheron May 29 2013, 11:48pm
    ~~ ANSWERS and further discussion ~~ SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 30 2013, 4:13am
        Sure rules out time travel, doesn't it? CuriousG Send a private message to CuriousG May 30 2013, 12:10pm
        Nice. acheron Send a private message to acheron May 30 2013, 1:04pm
            That's it! SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 31 2013, 1:29am
                trying again now in chrome SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 31 2013, 1:43am
                    They show up fine in mobile safari on an iPhone too acheron Send a private message to acheron May 31 2013, 11:25am
        Fascinating! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn May 30 2013, 4:24pm
            Comlyng SirDennisC Send a private message to SirDennisC May 31 2013, 2:02am
        Old school fun Brethil Send a private message to Brethil May 31 2013, 7:08pm

 
 
 

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