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
On 9/28/08, Philip Newton <philip.newton@...> wrote:
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Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
> 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.
> Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>