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Historical Lingusitics/Dialect Question

From:J. K. Hoffman <ryumaou@...>
Date:Saturday, September 6, 2003, 17:26
Okay, so I've got a couple of questions regarding language change.
What's more common, change in pronunciation of words?  Or, change in
grammatical structure?
Or, are there other ways that are more common that I'm not aware of?

I've hunted for info on this, but, since I'm a linguistics newbie, most
of it seemed fairly over my head.  I have _The Power of Babel_ in my
stack of reading to get to Real Soon Now, but I'd love to hear from
"those who have gone before" on this subject.


"It's better to light one candle
   than to curse the darkness."
-Chinese Proverb and The Motto of the Christophers


Roger Mills <romilly@...>