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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of steve rice

> In fact, I was discussing "proto-Occidental" offline, and I'm 
> really not sure whether to class it as a Germanic language 
> with strong Romance tendencies or a Romance language with 
> strong Germanic tendencies. Perhaps a medieval creole formed 
> when a small Romance population was overwhelmed by Germanic 
> immigrants...

It's like English and French.  English is a Germanic language
with Latino-Romance influences and French is a Romance language
with Germanic influences, especially the phonology.