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From: Sheets, Jeff <[log in to unmask]>
To: Multiple recipients of list CONLANG <[log in to unmask]>
Date: 21 January 1999 22:41
Subject: Re: Language Naming


>> French < Frankish (a German dialect)
>>
>I'm really glad you're around, John!!!  I'm assuming that such cases are
>rare, 'cause I couldn't think of that.  Of course, I'm not TOO interested
in
>Germanic languages, except English, and that only because I speak it. :)
>Someday I'll post the entire list of languages that I derive, And I've
>already got a Timeline for the world in which the Tit'xka live.  Man, all
>this just to give the poor spiders some prey... er, I mean, neighbors... :)


Hmm, didn't teh Romans consider themselves a distinct people from teh Latin
tribes that surrounded them? Or did they all speak teh same language, and
teh people of teh city of Rome merely didn't want to be associated with the
plebs around them?

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Rhialto
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