The Anglo-Saxons called this ordinal
other; what did the Anglo-Normans call
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The Anglo-Saxon ordinals were: first,
other, third, etc. The ordinal other was
replaced by the Norman-French ordinal second
because the word other had other
Note: I believe that this might
be a false etymology. I got it from a language book but have not found any
source that can back up the story. If anyone knows anything, please pass it
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