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t'Tue, 25 Mar 2003 10:22:01 -0500
John Cowan <[log in to unmask]> bsaidsiem:

> As for the dental fricatives, it's interesting that they are preserved
> precisely in the languages spoken in Britain (in Greek and Spanish
> they have arisen secondarily; Icelandic is a special case)

Why? (And do you mean preserved exclusively in Britain, excepting
Icelandic?)

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Tristan

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                      - fortune.