[thechat] QOTD (especially for Texas residents - Hi Kyra, Sam & Dex!)

Ben Dyer ben_dyer at imaginuity.com
Wed Apr 25 17:08:22 CDT 2001

At 04:30 PM 4/25/2001, you wrote:
>At 15:46 25/04/01 -0500, Sam-I-Am wrote:
>>IIRC You is a left-over from the British being far too polite for their
>>own good.
>>Formerly You was the plural pronoun and Thou the singular. (compare tu
>>in french)
>>Only royalty got addressed as you.
>Thou = Nominative case with respect
>("Thou has smote thine enemy")
>Thee = Dative case with respect
>("Near to thee O God")

Lord, bless this, thy holy hand grenade, that thou might blow thine enemies 
to tiny bits...in thy mercy.

Couldn't resist. :)


Ben Dyer
Senior Internet Developer
Imaginuity Interactive

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