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Re: [despammed] Re: Technical terminology

From:H. S. Teoh <hsteoh@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 7, 2003, 3:38
On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 06:49:53PM -0800, Garth Wallace wrote:
> H. S. Teoh wrote: > >But as far as inter-language lapses go... that's extremely common in my > >hometown. We speak a mixture of Hokkien, Mandarin, Malay, English, and > >possibly a sprinkling of Tamil as well. It's quite common to hear people > >switch between languages in the middle of a conversation without either > >party even noticing. Sometimes it's a word or two, sometimes it's a > >phrase, sometimes it's a complete switchover. And other times it's a > >blatantly mangled borrowing. Among some of the funnier manglings:
> Sounds like a bit of creolization.
In fact, it probably is. T -- I see that you JS got Bach.