rate of change

Rick Mc Callister rmccalli at sunmuw1.MUW.Edu
Thu Feb 25 00:51:22 UTC 1999

[ moderator re-formatted ]


>I dont know where specifically this is discussed, but I think you miss the
>point that before a certain date Castillian and Portuguese while certainly
>distinct where no more distinct than many pairs of forms of speech (for lack
>of a better term) which we usually consider to be dialects.


But before 1500, Spanish & Portuguese were farther apart than they are now.

Rick Mc Callister
Columbus MS 39701
rmccalli at sunmuw1.muw.edu

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