The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1192 Thursday, 8 June 2000.
From: Florence Amit <
Date: Thursday, 08 Jun 2000 12:02:01 +0000
Subject: 11.1177 Re: Polyglot Shakespeare
Comment: Re: SHK 11.1177 Re: Polyglot Shakespeare
Yes, quite right. I have it by way of Shakespeare from my Welsh cousins:
'duck head', for an ignorant, obscurest hawk.
> Of course Shakespeare knew some Welsh: ducdame, ducdame, ducdame. And
> as Florence Amit will be aware, the Welsh are one of the Lost Tribes of
> Terence Hawkes