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Autor:  pat
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Data:  19/MAI/2006 9:45 PM
Assunto:  Beyond my ken
 
Mensagem:      "Ken" is from an obsolete AS verb meaning "to know" (more or less). Our modern word "canny" is from that verb, as well as the little-used 'ken'. It's more used, I believe, in scotland and remote areas of britain.

Not to be confused with the much more-used "kin" - relatives.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Beyond my ken  –  Deivis  19/MAI/2006, 7:34 AM
Beyond my ken  –  Márcio Osório  19/MAI/2006, 9:24 AM
Beyond my ken  –  Dale/RS  19/MAI/2006, 9:34 AM
 Beyond my ken  –  pat  19/MAI/2006, 9:45 PM

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