Am 31.12.01, Gregory Gadow yscrifef: > Pity, because Dutch is (I've been told) the closest > "living" relative that English has. I thought that was Frisian; though I'd vote for Doric. Of course, this all requires a specific definition of what is and is not actually "English". > Gregory Gadow Padraic. -- Bethes gwaz vaz ha leal.