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Re: German and English (was Re: Losing languages ...)

From:Joe <joe@...>
Date:Thursday, September 25, 2003, 19:15
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From: "John Cowan" <jcowan@...>
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Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: German and English (was Re: Losing languages ...)

> BP Jonsson scripsit: > > > English: *stain > *sta:n > *stO:n > sto:n > stOun > st@Un > > Of course, the numerically largest dialect is conservative here and > doesn't make it through the last transition.
But a sizeable minority's does - me, Michael Poxon, Ray Brown, Dan Jones, Tristan McLeay( I think, not sure of the nuances of the Australian accent), And Rosta(he's English, isn't he?). And another sizable minority are bludy Forn'ers. I'd say Americans make up maybe 30% of the List population.


Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>
John Cowan <jcowan@...>