[LMB] OT: UK/US language quirk

Pat Mathews MATHEWS55 at msn.com
Fri Jun 2 18:54:58 BST 2017


Stink, stank, skunk....


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> On Jun 2, 2017, at 9:24 AM, Pat Mathews <MATHEWS55 at msn.com> wrote:
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> When I took Old English, I was delighted to learn that I could memorize an entire set of verbs with "drink, drank, drunk....." and the accompanying mental soundtrack. Alas, it did have a side effect in a mild craving for a beer. Or ale.


And remember “Think, thank, thunk”.





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