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Post by jaekster » Mon May 08, 2006 11:58 pm

New to forum, this may have been posted previously by someone else, just can't find it.

I am looking for the origin of the word 'evening'. like early in the night. Does anyone know of a proper origin for this word? Perhaps that the sun is evening on the horizon...? just a stretch.

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Post by jaekster » Tue May 09, 2006 12:36 am

crap.

I found another discussion on this topic.

http://www.wordwizard.com/phpbb3/viewto ... ms=evening

noobish mistake, don't burn me.
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Post by kagriffy » Tue May 09, 2006 1:44 am

We WordWizards don't burn people, we'll just throw the book (a dictionary, of course), at you! lol
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Post by Wizard of Oz » Tue May 09, 2006 1:55 am

.. of course Ken WILL throw the complete OED at you so the concussion will probably see you in hospital for observation over night .. *grin* ..

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Post by Erik_Kowal » Tue May 09, 2006 3:54 am

Or for an evening at least.
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Post by gdwdwrkr » Tue May 09, 2006 9:27 am

lest we mo rn u.
Jaekster, you're beside yourself?
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