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Re: Newest natlang?

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Sunday, September 28, 2008, 17:28
Yes, great "stuff" indeed. :)  Although "stuff" itself is a
(pre-Norman, I think) borrowing from Old French, and "(a)round" is
also impure "Ander-Saxon".  You just can't cleanse English of its
furrin roots.

On 9/28/08, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> wrote:
> On 28/09/2008, Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...> wrote: >> If you try to write on >> scientific or academic subjects without Romance or Latin/Greek >> words, though, you end up with something like this: >> >> >> > > Ah, Uncleftish Beholding. Great stuff, that. > > Knowing German helps, but it's still hard to understand in places. > > Cheers, > -- > Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> >
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Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>