forwhy

forwhy

(fɔːˈwaɪ)
adv
for what reason; why
conj
(subordinating) because
[Old English for hwī]
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"The BBC must also account forwhy it spends much more money per hour than its commercial rivals on breakfast and drive time shows," he said.
I know Friday nights in town are frantic at this time of year but surely the policeman should have considered the reason my friend gave him forwhy she was there and not just left her partner stranded as he did on this occasion.
As forwhy there had been so many upsets, he added: "When you are a lower league club and you come up against one of the big teams, you know you have nothing to lose.
So Walter's first line is simply 'Rusticus urbanum Murem Mus suscipit aede' ('a country mouse took a town mouse into its home'), (8) and while the provision of food is expanded on over the next five lines, no explanation forwhy the country mouse opened his home to the town mouse is forthcoming, although we may note that by line 6 they are companions (socius) and friends (amicus amico) in line 7.