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The Gathering Numbers - Cox

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Date: Tue, 08 May 2012 03:30:42 -0400
Archived: Tue, 08 May 2012 03:30:42 -0400
Subject: The Gathering Numbers - Cox




Source: Billy Cox's De Void

http://devoid.blogs.heraldtribune.com/13018/the-gathering-numbers/

Friday, May 4, 2012


The Gathering Numbers
by Billy Cox

Hard to believe, but De Void never knew "dwarfs" - as in, "Snow
White & The Seven Etc". - was the original preferred plural of
"dwarf". Id always assumed Disney was guilty of grammar crimes.
But a little research indicates things took a twist in the
middle of last century when J.R.R. Tolkien introduced hobbits
and a new plural, "dwarves", to literature. That was pretty much
the end of "dwarfs", except for a few scattered pockets of
resistence here and there, such as red dwarfs.

Which sets the stage for a really tortured transition...


[More at site... thanks to 'The Norm' for the lead]




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