Re: Re: [Czechlist] Term: s´s or s´
- In a message dated Mon, 1 Oct 2001 7:12:18 AM Eastern Daylight Time, "Kostas Zgafas" <kzgafas@...> writes:
> Anyway, the word "shepherd" is an example of an "Old World word". Are thereWe mainly have sheep herders. However, it doesn't matter if there are shepherds here, because the word is constantly encountered in a biblical context.
> any shepherds in the States? I do not think so.
>And "shepherdess" is evenNot at all.
> more rare there, I would say. And "shepherdess´s"? I can imagine my friends
> in the Midwest having hard time during their first attempts to pronounce
> such word:-))