ANST - Scarves (was Barcoding)
Chris and Elisabeth Zakes
moondrgn at bga.com
Tue Aug 5 13:55:54 PDT 1997
At 03:43 PM 8/5/97 -0400, you wrote:
> and calling them "the Dons" is an abomination
>of grammar as much as calling the knights "the Sirs" or the dukes/
>duchesses "the Graces".
>Well I just read Don Quixote, and it seems to me that in period the word
>"Don" was a title as well as a noun. So I think it's okay to call them "the
>Dons." At least, it never bothered me before, and I can be a tough
I seem to recall seeing somewhere (exactly where I unfortunately cannot
recall) the English referring to the Spanish collectively as "the dons." I
was reading about the Armada at the time.
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