[Ansteorra] RE: Pirates in Period
Matthias the Brewer
matthiasthebrewer at cox.net
Fri Sep 9 20:24:49 PDT 2005
So Vikings have strange ideas about vacations. Is that a problem?
From: ansteorra-bounces+matthiasthebrewer=cox.net at ansteorra.org
[mailto:ansteorra-bounces+matthiasthebrewer=cox.net at ansteorra.org]On
Behalf Of Alden Drake
Sent: Friday, September 09, 2005 10:19 PM
To: Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc.
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] RE: Pirates in Period
--- Marc Carlson <marccarlson20 at hotmail.com> wrote:
I still maintain that "Viking"
> -may- have been a verb in Old Norse meaning "going on a road trip and
> back with more stuff than you left with," while in English it was a noun
> meaning "bloodthirsty lunatics with axes".
Most people I know would call "going on a road trip and coming back with
more stuff than you left
with" - going on a holiday. :)
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