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Old 01-24-2012, 03:32 PM   #3
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That's really interesting!

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Originally Posted by Guinevere View Post
Tolkien apparently loved to invent possible explanations for such names.
Apparently so!

Smaug's case is neat; if children could read TH in English and also know past tenses of German verbs I'm sure they would laugh.
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