When I say Hark!, do I want you to list?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The word hark means "to listen attentively." The word
list means "hearken," now poetic or obsolete,
from O.E. hlystan "hear, hearken," from hlyst "hearing," both means "listen,"
so the question translates to: "When I say Listen!, do I want you to listen."
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