We had a request a couple of years ago to replace "enter image decription here" with some sort of generic text. I think this is a bad idea, as it doesn't add anything. Shog's comment on the proposal essentially articulates how I feel:
I would rather it changed to something like, "Author hates...
Mitch knows whereof I speak, while you who so seldom venture out of your den enjoy nostrils blissfully numb to the troll’s taint which even now like some rabid bulldog-puppy throwing a tantrum poisons our community composure less swiftly but more surely than even an adder’s dripping fangs could effect.
> . . . I do not believe that Latin ferus for “wild” and Latin fero for “I bear” have been shown to be related.
Probably not, but maybe.
For the ursid, Old English used bera, cognate to Old (and modern) Norse björn, and which both drew from older roots relating to the color brown, one of the creature’s most common colors.
For the verb you’re referring to, Old English used the strong verb beran. It had t...
I’m simplifying, but it was a simplistic question.