>> Clearly the Ingvaeonic settlers in Britain would have preserved [θ] in
>> BART just as they did in OTL. So it could be argued that just as in
>> OLT [θ] and [ð] survived in the Germanic language of Britain (i.e.
>> English) while continental Germanic languages lost these sounds, so
>> in BART [θ] and [ð] were retained in the Romance language of Britain,