Folk etymology: laget om
I have heard that it was used formerly, when many people should drink of the same glass and it should be enough for "laget om" (literally, "around the team"). Anybody heard the same? Smiddle 18:08, 23 December 2006 (UTC)
- That story is a very common folk etymology, but it's not actually true. The -om is a plural dative form, not the preposition om "about, around" and the lag in this case is "law, rule", not "group, company, team".
- Peter Isotalo 13:37, 31 January 2007 (UTC)
Two of them
Why are there two sections with exactly the same definitions but with different examples (and years)? HannesP 20:43, 20 January 2009 (UTC)
- One for the adjective, and one for the adverb? \Mike 15:18, 10 March 2009 (UTC)