Monday, 6 November 2017

Frost

It's 6 November and this morning we had our first proper frost on the wagon. Hey, I even had to scrape the ice off the goat before I took it to market today.

This one is easy:

Frost

Frost

[Frost]

You've got it! Frost is as Anglo-Saxon as you can get*

We used to have more words for frosty, chilly weather, like gicelgebland and hrirnigheard.  I personally like hriman, to cover with hoar frost. I guess with global warming that these words will become even more redundant...



*You could get it just a bit more Anglo-Saxon if you reverse the r-metathesis and say Forst, but either is fine,


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