Friday, 29 April 2016

Y is for... Yclept

Yclept. Old English. Past participle of cleopian 'call'.

Meaning: by the name of

Example: My character yclept Summer Morris/ My character by the name of Summer Morris.


I LOVE Old English and Old Norse. Three Twitter accounts to follow to learn more about Old English or Norse are:

Old English Wisdom @OEWisdom

OrĂ° of the Day @OldNorseWords

Old English Wordhord @OEWordhord

And you just have to read this blog post about making an Old English Scrabble set!
https://wickedday.wordpress.com/2010/09/21/the-old-english-scrabble-project/

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