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Subject: Re: Moo! Mooth! Hooth?
Author: Pavlos   (guest, 212.251.72.135)
Date: May 23, 2001 at 5:22:53 AM
Reply to: Moo! Mooth! Hooth? by Nanaea
LOL!!!!...by a loooong stretch of etymologocal license!
Here's the OED approach:
Bu-cetum (Latin)=> kait- (teutonic root) => haihi (Goth) => haide (Middle German ) => haeacu (Old English) => heath (English).

...maybe our OED editor got his inspiration by ingesting Creutzfeld-Jacobs-laced kidney pudding...

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