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To: ansel12
Well I made that up, but "Fake, but accurate"

From "A Dictionary of Archaic Words" by Frank Orchard Halliwell -1850 (ie usage that had become old 160 years ago)

"Much": A term or expression of contempt in old plays, and generally meaning little or none, far from it, by no means.

17 posted on 08/08/2012 11:25:17 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Literals will believe anything.)
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To: Oztrich Boy

I thought they were your own words, they were well chosen, and they remind us that nothing is new under the sun.


18 posted on 08/08/2012 11:57:54 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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