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From: William Ansley <wansley@warwick.net>
Subject: Re: (whorl) An O, Wow moment
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 00:02:47 

At 11:37 PM -0400 9/6/00, akt@attglobal.net wrote:
>Dan Schmidt asked re Seawrack:
>>  Is this a common word?  It appears to be a synonym for seaweed, but I
>>  don't remember encountering it before.  I ask because I'm currently
>>  reading through ULYSSES and found it at the beginning of chapter 3:
>>    Ineluctable modality of the visible: at least that if no more,
>>    thought through my eyes. Signatures of all things I am here to read,
>>    seaspawn and seawrack, the nearing tide, that rusty boot.
>So I looked in the OED and here is the earliest citation pasted in,
>1551 Turner Herbal i. K iv, Alga..is commonly called in englyshe see
>O, Wow,

Wow, indeed! If you come across a hus, and it offers to shake your 
hand, *don't do it*. <g>

William Ansley

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