Date: Thu, 4 May 1995 13:12:07 -0500 From: Katherine Catmull 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 > inept, Anton. 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]