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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 One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore --Douglas Hofstadter