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Re: LOTR (in RP?) on the BBC

From:And Rosta <a-rosta@...>
Date:Monday, May 6, 2002, 14:46
John Cowan
> Sent: 14 January 2002 12:06 > The use of OE for Rohirric is actually a bit odd, since OE > ModE, > but Rohirric not > Westron. German might have been nearer to > the mark (:-)): a related, not mutually intelligible, generally > more conservative language.
Frisian, perhaps? What would have been even better would be to take Mercian dialect as a starting point and then, rather as BP is doing, project it 1000 years into the future. --And.