[Ads-l] on the origins of the English language

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Nov 18 15:55:59 UTC 2015


I will only comment that "Especially noteworthy here are the culinary transformations: we kill a cow or a pig (English) to yield beef or pork (French)" was noted nearly 900 years ago, and by a fool.


Joel

      From: Bill Mullins <amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM>
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I don't know how much to trust this article, but it was fascinating:
https://aeon.co/essays/why-is-english-so-weirdly-different-from-other-languages

                         
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