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smote

Postby Brazilian dude » Thu Jan 12, 2006 10:23 am

I know smite, smote, smitten is not a very common word, but I heard Whoopie Goldberg and some other people use smote on her show as a past participle and an infinitive. If you think smote is the infinite, pretty soon you'll have smoted and smoting :shock: , won't you?

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Re: smote

Postby anders » Thu Jan 12, 2006 2:47 pm

Brazilian dude wrote:If you think smote is the infinite, pretty soon you'll have

smut?
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Postby gailr » Thu Jan 12, 2006 11:22 pm

Ahhh, smote brings back fond memories of the SCA and that lovely hymn, "A Grazing Mace". (I learned it as "...that smote my foe for me.")
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