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Re: [conculture] Very Strange

From: Nik Taylor <fortytwo@ufl.edu>

andrew wrote:
> I found it at a website that described naming practices around the world
> and I noted it down as what happened in Wales.

Maybe that was a general Celtic thing, then?  I just came across it in a
book on Scottish customs.

"[H]e axed after eggys: And the goode wyf answerde, that she coude not
speke no Frenshe ... And then at last a nother sayd that he woulde haue
hadde eyren: then the goode wyf sayd that she vnderstood hym wel." --
William Caxton
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