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yarb commented on the word hobbity-hoy
Duh! Any fule kno that the word hobbit is derived from the name "Holbytlan" which means "hole-dwellers" in Rohirric.
December 20, 2008
knitandpurl commented on the word hobbity-hoy
Talking about possible sources for the word "hobbit," David Crystal writes that "it might be a shortened form of hobbity-hoy, a variant form of hobbledehoy."
(By Hook or By Crook p 203)
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