The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0794 Tuesday, 26A April 2005
From: John Briggs <
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'.
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