Re: Language Change
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, January 11, 2000, 0:49|
Irina Rempt wrote:
> I think (but I might be wrong) that it's a hypercorrection, because
> they see the /n/ written and think it should be pronounced; I don't
> know enough about Southern Dutch dialects to know whether they have
> the final -n or not.
Well, presumably, since there's an "n", there used to be a pronounced
/n/. Could it be merely an archaism?
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