Monday, 4 July 2011

Weet Cheat

Oh how I mocked the painter that wrote: Weet on a cardboard sign near some drying paint.

Oh how foolish I felt when I learned that it wasn't a mistake in the brain of an individual untroubled by worries of spelling, but instead a reference to Chaucerian English.

Chaucer used the word Weet and he used it to mean Wet. I feel I should apologise to the individual in question and naturally I should of course take down the original post, but I won't.

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