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?
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