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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000946.txt from 2000/04

Subj: [kl] Re: Flute Players
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2000 08:04:20 -0400

In a message dated 00-04-21 16:17:01 EDT, Jim Youngman writes:

<< It lists the word "flute" as deriving from the Middle English "flowte"
from the Provencal word "flauta" from the Latin "flatus" >>

Which is also the Latin root of the word "flatulent."

Don Gross, an old "fartist" in La Canada, California

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