I know that they, them, and their did not exist in Old English. What language are they derived from?
Possible Duplicate: Why “themselves” and “himself” I = myself you = yourself he = himself she = herself it = itself we = ourselves you = yourselves they = ...
I'm trying to find out how come we say lucky me and stupid us rather than lucky I and stupid we. My understanding is that this is not a recent invention, but a relic from the distant past where it was ...