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Bespoke

Postby Slava » Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:38 pm

Interesting article that made me think this might be an interesting word for everyone:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7463790.stm
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Postby Perry » Sun Jun 22, 2008 7:03 pm

bespoke
"custom or custom-made, made to order," of goods, as distinguished from ready-made, 1755, earlier bespoken (1607), pp. of bespeak, in a sense of "to speak for, to arrange beforehand," a sense attested in bespeak from 1583. Bespeak is from O.E. besprecan "to speak about," also "to speak against" (see be- and speak).


Nice link. That article was bespoke for the likes of us. :wink:
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