[LMB] OT: Spanish

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 18:41:42 GMT 2021


On Fri, Dec 17, 2021 at 10:24 AM Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 14, 2021 at 5:31 PM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
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> > It’s interesting that many people think “thee and thou” are formal.
> >  That’s because we only find them in the Bible.   But they are the
> familiar
> > forms that are mostly obsolete in English.
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> Thee and thou are for good friends, like your friend from childhood, and
> like G-d.
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Also, thee and thou are second person *singular* pronouns. Another reason
to use them for God is to reinforce the idea that God is One (rather than
many).


--Margaret Dean
  <margdean56 at gmail.com>


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