2005

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0794  Tuesday, 26A April 2005

From:           John Briggs <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Monday, 25 Apr 2005 13:01:03 +0100
Subject: 16.0776 Martin Green on 'Quondam'
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0776 Martin Green on 'Quondam'

I thought it was well known that the most likely derivation of the
18th-century word "condom" was from the Latin "condominium", in the
extended sense of 'protection'.

John Briggs

_______________________________________________________________
S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The S H A K S P E R Web Site <http://www.shaksper.net>

DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the
opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the
editor assumes no responsibility for them.

Subscribe to Our Feeds

Search

Make a Donation

Consider making a donation to support SHAKSPER.