Re: Arrogance (Was single spacing...)

Subject: Re: Arrogance (Was single spacing...)
From: Kat Nagel <mlists -at- masterworkconsulting -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 11:01:50 -0400

I typed:

<paging through the Elizabethan English grammar and
syntax guide I picked up at a garage sale last weekend >
Er...that's "dost".
First person singular: He/she/it doth.

A kind soul gently chided me off-list.
Of course you meant third person, not first person, and it was just a typo.

And I'm copying the list with my response:
Aaaargh! I can't believe I did that. Thanks for catching it.

But out of curiosity, what _is_ the first person singular form?

I'll grab the book and check when I get back to my office.
Same as modern English: I do.

And what are the third person forms?

What I typed (and mislabeled) before.
He/she/it doth.

Kat Nagel,
who is very sorry for sowing confusion instead of seeds of pseudowisdom.


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