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The ancient and honorable WOOT

Discussion in 'UHall' started by imported_Fiskr, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. Woot (v.) - knew, past tense of "witen"

    Unto the village of the which I tolde,
    In this array the righte wey han holde.
    Grisilde of this, God /woot/, ful innocent,
    That for hire shapen was al this array,
    To fecchen water at a welle is went,

    - Chaucer, Geoffrey: The Canterbury tales (1387-1394)

    Pronunciation: /woUt/

    /w/ w in we, away
    /oU/ o in note
    /t/ t in tie

    The Middle-English Word of the Day is selected from Mayhew and Skeat's "Concise Dictionary of Middle English", as found on Greg Lindahl's website
  2. Babble

    Babble Guest

  3. did they ban woot or something ?
  4. guess we learn something new everyday...
  5. Kith Kanan

    Kith Kanan Guest

    Even with GM LJ Woot is now hard to come by