Re: orthography and pronunciation
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, April 19, 2001, 1:45|
Christophe Grandsire scripsit:
> Except the French :) . Don't forget the French cultural exception, it's strong
> enough to carry on until the 24th century :) . If not, how would Picard know all
> those little French songs :) .
The trouble is, *that* song, along with "Alouette" and "Au clair de la lune"
are part of the English nursery-rhyme tradition. I could sing that at age four
or five, although I had very little or no idea what the words went.
John Cowan email@example.com
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