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March 02, 2005

Meanwhile, in the Alternative Universe Where William the Bastard Got an Arrow in the Eye at Hastings...

Teresa Nielsen Hayden posts selections from our literature in Anglo-Saxon:

Making Light: AS bonbons: On frym?e wæs Word, and ?æt Word wæs mid Gode.... For hwi is ?eos niht ungelic eallum o?rum nihtum?.... Hwæt! ær ?issum dæge seofon wintra and hundeahtig...

My favorite:

mcmxii Eastermona? xv d: Her ?æt greate scip Titanic sloh isbeorg on sæ ?enden hit fór of Englalande to Niw-Eoforwice ond hit sanc ond .mm. folca aswulton ond hit wæs his fyrmest sæ-farung...

Posted by DeLong at March 2, 2005 01:00 PM