One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘For example, for a fateful moment, such as the dispatch of a large shipment by sea, some exporters would require the advice of experts and outsiders, the counsel of foretellers, and the help of the Virgin Mary.’
- ‘We are in the best prophetic traditions, not foretellers, but forthtellers: we would like to say what ought to be, and we speak in the name of tradition in this way.’
- ‘Ultimately his priests achieved great influence owing to their reputation as foretellers of future events, who made known the will of the god.’
- ‘Someone has to become the foreteller of the future, and they start leading people toward it.’
- ‘Our research shows, however, that these foretellers of doom are being contradicted by actual practice.’
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