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Re: Island

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Sunday, May 14, 2000, 21:00
Jonathan Chang wrote:
> hmmm, while we are at it, perhaps people on steppes were not as ignorant of > these ideas & words as one would suppose... if they travelled & traded over > long distances, they are bound to come into contact with lotsa new & > interesting experiences & new languages to borrow from, right???
Well, they probably didn't travel very much, at least not until they began to expand, and traders wouldn't've gone into too much detail about their homes, I would think. -- "If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God!" - Ralph Waldo Emerson "Glassín wafilái pigasyúv táv pifyániivav nadusakyáavav sussyáiyatantu wawailáv ku suslawayástantu ku usfunufilpyasváditanva wafpatilikániv wafluwáiv suttakíi wakinakatáli tiDikáufli!" - nLáf mÁldu nÍmasun ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor