“Before the intensified form ealswa or allswa became common, theOld English phrase swa lange swa literally “so long so” was used.”
“Dany Prignon founded Brasserie Fantôme in 1988 with his father in Soy (pronounced "swa"),”
“It would be unfortunate for investors if as a result of burdening a wide swa th of liquidity providers with new obligations, the quality of our markets actually deteriorated during the overwhelming majority of trading days," Securities and Exchange Commissioner Troy A. Paredes said at a conference Friday.”
“Mai nawt-sekond thot wehn Ai swa teh pikshur wuz bebbeh LCB!”
“TheOld English wasswa beorht swa gold literally, “so bright so gold”.”
“Today, swa lange swawouldbe translated“so long as” or “as long as.””
“Hu seo þrag gewat, genap under nihthelm, swa heo no wære.”
“The onomatopoeia makes it pretty obvious what this sentence says, though another linguistic weirdness is the use of stemn as opposed to stefn, but note the emphasis here (repeated elsewhere in the grammar) that is given to, of all things, trees: gemenged stemn is, þe bið butan andgyt, swylc swa is hryðera gehlow and horsa hnægung, hunda gebeorc, treowa brastlung, et cetera ...”
“Swa swa þa spacan sticiað oðer ende on þære felge oþer on þære nafe, middeweard se spaca bið ægðrum emnneah, ðeah oðer ende bio fæst on þære nafe, oðer on þære felge. swa bioð þa midmestan men onmiddan þam spacan, & þa betran near þære nafe, & þa mætran near ðæm felgum; bioð þeah fæste on ðære nafe, & se nafa on ðære eaxe.”
“Taht wuz ober 20 yeers agoe nd Ai stil hab teh pikshur n a frayme taht sez “Naughty Cats” awn it jest hda 2 bai teh frayme wehn Ai swa it.”
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