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> Dan Sulani wrote:
>
> On 25 May, DaW wrote:
>
> >Now I'll cut to the chase.  Should languages be split according to
> >political/ethnic and religious/sectarian divisions, even though the
> >languages on each side of the boundary are highly mutually intellegible?
>
> As someone once said:
> "A language is a dialect with an army and a navy."
> :-)
>
Or a lobby group withing a country with a liberal government.

-- Carlos Th

By other definition: language is what you believe you speak and some people
around you agree.