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Re: isolating is equivalent to inflected

From:David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...>
Date:Monday, December 5, 2005, 20:21
Roger wrote:
I'm not entirely sure either, but unless I'm mistaken, "Tok Pisin" is
name of MPE as it is used in Papua-New Guinea (and probably becoming
somewhat standardized since it's one of the "official" languages).
But there
are many other Melanesian areas where "MPE" might have slightly
vocabulary, and might be developing in other directions-- though
since many
of islands are tied economically to Australia, official Tok Pisin may
be spreading. What does Wikipedia have to say about it, if anything?

Why is it I always forget about Wikipedia when I need it?

Sure enough, Tok Pisin and Melanesian Pidgin English are one and
the same.  MPE was the old name; Tok Pisin is the current name.  Tasol!

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"No eternal reward will forgive us now for wasting the dawn."

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