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On 15 Jun 2012, at 13:54, R A Brown wrote:

> I had assumed that Mr Jarrette was kicking off the Silly Season with a tongue-in-cheek diatribe.  But maybe the guy really is serious, as people seem to think.
> 
> It is precious few languages that have *no* borrowings at all? Indeed, are there any such language?

Some of the pre-contact Polynesian languages, I guess. And even then some of them had contact with each other.

Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/