[lit-ideas] Re: Fwd: Re: Pound's treason

  • From: David Ritchie <profdritchie@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:04:41 -0800

On Feb 14, 2015, at 1:22 AM, Ed Farrell wrote:

>> 1) Can't call a wind wee because wee was originally a reference to weight 
>> http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=wee
> It makes no difference since he is referring to the Wee Wind 16, which is 
> made by Airstream and since air stream is air in motion 'wee wind' is 
> perfectly acceptable under any circumstances regardless of your or JLS's 
> objections.
> http://vintageairstream.com/photo-archives/1948-wee-wind-16/
> Also, a pound is a weight therefore even in the Scottish usage wee is simply 
> a circular reference to Ezra Pound.

Clear as a pound of mud, which is different from a pond, because there's no "u" 
in team.

David Ritchie,
not near by Dundee and the Magdalen Green

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