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R: Re: R: A funny linguistic subway experience +some questions about nounsof days and months

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Wednesday, December 6, 2000, 15:13
Christophe Grandsire wrote:

> I bought yesterday a new booklet about Middle French (in fact the sequel of my > booklet on Old French I bought a while ago) which says that the split happened > much before that, during the 14th and 15th centuries in fact, starting from the > North of the country and going South slowly.
Yes, you are right. I was confusing this split with /wE/ > /wA/ which was 18th century.
> PS: Sorry to have taken so long to answer, but I've been sick for one week and > could get out to get to a computer.
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