SR - Re: Performing Artists Gulf Wars
Timothy A. McDaniel
tmcd at crl.com
Tue Mar 2 13:56:03 PST 1999
> For Lord Ihon and Lord Breoghan, along with *all* those who go to War to
> champion Ansteorra's cause: VIVAT!
Must ... be ... strong ... Must not ... be ... pedantic ...
Oh, who am I fooling? I *must* be pedantic!
"Vivat" is for one person. "Vivant" is for two or more people.
(I asked someone once about whether "Ansteorra" took the singular
or plural. I was told the singular is correct, so "Vivat Ansteorra!"
is indeed OK.)
Daniel "Vocative singular versus plural: 'O nauta!' is fun,
'O nautae!' is ambitious" de Lincolia
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