Sunday, November 20, 2011

Sistren

Yes, I've known for some time that the word 'sistren' existed; how could I not, considering my family's religious position? And yet, it has more or less been discarded by the remorseless advance of lexicographic history.

It is a pity that the -en suffix indicating plurality isn't used more often in English. Ah, the children, the children...

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