Talk:honorificabilitudinitatibus

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Whose other works? It's not that I don't believe you, I'm just interested. And surely this undermines its claim to be a hapax legomenon?

--Treborbassett 22:26, 22 Sep 2004 (UTC)

It is only a hapax legomenon in a given corpus: in this case, Shakespeare's works. --Vladisdead 06:51, 23 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Okey dokey - that makes sense! --Treborbassett 19:15, 23 Sep 2004 (UTC)

According to Some random web page:

"It also occurs in Francis Bacon's private notebooks.

It is also found on the cover of the Northumberland Manuscript, the only document from the era on which the names of both Shakespeare and Bacon appear."

As to the notion that hapax legomenon means a word unique in the corupus of a given language, see the definition and the associated Wikipedia article. -dmh 21:15, 23 Sep 2004 (UTC)
I must admit that the Dutch translation eerbewijsontvankelijk is possibly a protologism but Dutch does easily compound words. Both eerbewijs en ontvankelijk are quite common and the compound is a good rendering of this hapax. If you insist on including silly hapaces of long-dead poets what do you expect? Jcwf 05:45, 12 February 2008 (UTC)