« Bigly | Main | Lido »

May 25, 2016

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Picky

Michael Quinion points out that the first attested use of the expression "beyond the pale" is 1720: too early to be referring to the Russian Pale and very late for the Irish one.

Virtual Linguist

True, Picky, thanks.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner