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Re: Ayeri: Menan Coyalayamoena ena McGuffey

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Sunday, April 10, 2005, 7:50
Quoting Benct Philip Jonsson <bpj@...>:

> It may well be. Swedish youngsters tend to put spaces into the middle > of compounds, due to exposure to English spelling habits -- or now due > to exposure to others' errors due to exposure to English.
I'm not sure English is solely to blame here - I've seen the same kind of "errors" in 17th C texts, when English influence can't've been strong. Andreas