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Re: Lusk being spelled Loosk
Posted by: L. Camp Date: December 06, 2001 at 07:03:51
In Reply to: Lusk being spelled Loosk by william h lusk of 2001

It is Scottish and if you know anything about Scottish pronunciation it sounds like Loosk when pronounced by a Scotsman, Lusks were lowlanders, and the name means Cave. Many names when recorded were spelled by sounding out, etc. due to illiteracy I would imagine, but it is Lusk. :)

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