December 18, 1897

The Word " Os."

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(25):1284. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440510046016

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San Diego, Cal., Dec. 11, 1897.

To the Editor:  —Were I an editor I should not object perhaps to read the Old English thon, but I should draw the line as do you at the too common substitution of "orem" for the classic and correct accusative of that old neuter noun, os.Truly yours.

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