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OT: Latin (was Re: proving a conlang?)

From:Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>
Date:Wednesday, April 23, 2003, 23:13
> > Two Yules ago, I went to buy a Latin copy of the _Grinch_ > for a >friend's child. I asked a clerk about it, and was > told there was no such >thing. Wandering back to the childrens' > > section, what should I find but a Latin copy. When I brought > it to the >clerk for purchase, he sneered "That's > > Spanish." > >Well, Latin kind of looks a bit like Spanish...
Not to me, but I suppose it could to someone who has studied neither. But since he obviously knew neither language, why cop a 'tude and tell the educated patron that he's wrong? _________________________________________________________________ STOP MORE SPAM with the new MSN 8 and get 2 months FREE*


Garth Wallace <gwalla@...>