Date: Thu, 4 May 1995 13:12:07 -0500
From: Katherine Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]BGA.COM
Subject: Re: negatives and positives
On Thu, 4 May 1995, David Muschell wrote:
Seriously, were there ever such words? Thanks for the "apt" reference on
I believe there was a word "gruntled," which meant essentially the same
thing that "disgruntled" means now. Apparently the "dis" was added as an
intensifier--boy, he's _really_ gruntled.
But I suppose I ought to check my OED to verify this.
Kate Catmull kate[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]bga.com