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The English/French counting system (WAS:numbersystemsfromconlangs)

From:Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 17, 2003, 4:08
Tristan McLeay wrote:
> You mean leaves of deciduous(sp?) trees? or native ones? (As far as I > know, all Australian trees are evergreen, but foreign ones do leave all > their leaves in Winter here.)
I don't know which trees were native and which weren't. But, the deciduous trees lost only a small fraction of their folliage in autumn.
> I've seen things analysing Melbourne's seasons into two winters (the first > being April/May and closer to normal autumn), two summers (Nov/Dec and > Jan/Feb/Mar) and two springs (Aug/Sept and Oct/Nov). It seemed to make > some sort of sense, and apparently was closer to how the local Aborigines > did it.
Interesting. -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42


Roger Mills <romilly@...>