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"Lay on" - Lethargic Man (anag.)

Lethargic Man (anag.)
Date: 2016-10-21 12:36
Subject: "Lay on"
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Tags:linguistics geekery
The German for to pick an argument with someone is sich anlegen. This is not the sense in which we use "lay on" in English today, but I wonder whether it once was: "Lay on, Macduff!" —Originally posted on Dreamwidth, where there are comment count unavailable comments. Please comment there using OpenID or a DreamWidth account (which you no longer need an invite code to create). Though I am leaving comments enabled on LiveJournal for a bit, please don't comment here if you can do so there instead.
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