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Re: Reposting and Riposting

Poster: Heather Swann <swannh@psi.com>

>> Would Jokul be pronounced as Yokel?  Is that the root for the word we use
>> for a country bumpkin?
>> Ginevra
>   "Jokul", it would seem, is more closely related to "ickle" 
>(dialect form of "icicle", indeed the Old Norse (if I'm reading
>the abbreviations correctly) for "icicle" is "jokull") and 
>citations date back to 700.
>   Which actually does provide a starting point for another ridiculous
>side thread, but I'll forbear...  :-)
You mean you're going to leave us out in the cold....?  ;)

Still Surreal....
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