Re: [norse_course] Re: Dirty Language
- Any time you see another Film - Hollywood's version of a Mediaeval Drama be sure to keep an ear ajar for their idea of Mediaeval speech - it's hilariousPatricia-------Original Message-------From: Kim BirtleyDate: 31/10/2007 17:15:32Subject: Re: [norse_course] Re: Dirty Language
KimOn 30/10/2007, llama_nom <600cell@... > wrote:
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, LM <lavrans@...> wrote:
> Hi all:
> This popped up on another list, and I thought some of you might find
> (Not for the easily offended...)
We should probably warn beginners, in case you hadn't guessed, this
link is a joke: the sentences on this site aren't actually Old Norse!!
Some of the words listed are, but a lot of them are garbled, misspelt
or wrongly defined. They'd be more likely to draw blank expressions
than bloodlust from any Vikings you might meet.
Keep reading Njáls saga though, and we'll get to the real thing soon