Andrey (azangru) wrote,
Andrey
azangru

"Hoity-toity!" cries Honour, "madam is in her airs, I protest. Mrs Honour, forsooth! sure, madam, you might call me by my sir-name; for though my lady calls me Honour, I have a sir-name as well as other folks. Ashamed to walk with me, quotha! marry, as good as yourself, I hope."

Эх, такая красивая версия происхождения слова surname - так нет же, это народная этимология. Опять заимствование из французского.
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