Oops...I guess my contemporary English (buttressed by Latin in boarding
school and Greek in college) is not much better than my Middle English.  I
guess my vocabulary's been stunted from all those years of working with
six-character field names.

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From: midrange-l-admin@midrange.com [mailto:midrange-l-admin@midrange.com]On
Behalf Of Leif Svalgaard
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2002 4:19 PM
To: midrange-l@midrange.com
Subject: Re: NBA advertisements: middleware? middenware?

From: Reeve Fritchman <reeve@ltl400.com>

> Well, I'm a typical American with stunted language skills, so my Flemish
(?)
> is nonexistent...

Midden has been in the English language for 7 hundred years:

>From Webster:
Main Entry: midĚden
Pronunciation: 'mi-d&n
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English midding, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse
myki dung & Old Norse dyngja manure pile -- more at DUNG
Date: 14th century

> but I do have a browser, and maybe "middenware" refers to
> where the iSeries marketing effort is.
>



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