> In the light of your continuing to send me quotes from secondary
> in place of what I have actually requested from you, it seems clear
> that you actually know of no such instances of STAUROW being used with
> the meaning of "**to tie** to a stake", and that on this matter you
> really have -- and have had from the beginning -- no basis for making
> the claim you did.
> But I'd be grateful to be shown that I am wrong in concluding this.
> Jeffrey B. Gibson
> Chicago, Illinois
> e-mail jgibson000@c...
You're right: I can't quote a primary source, but I am sure I read it
somewhere, and there are loads of secondary sources like the two I
quoted ("continue is a bit strong, old chap"). I just read groups
like this for fun, I am not a postgrad student.