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Re: Reposting and Riposting

Poster: "H L. Falls" <hlf@holmes.acc.virginia.edu>

> 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
> >snip>
> >   "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...  :-)
> >
> >--Landi
> >
> You mean you're going to leave us out in the cold....?  ;)
> Miri
> Still Surreal....
   Yep, I've seen you in punning mode.  Compared to you, my poor
wits are frozen solid!  (And anyway, we've gotten in trouble for
wasting bandwidth here before... ;-)

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