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Subject: Re: Ye
From: Michael Brady <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:TYPO-L Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 20 Apr 1998 17:24:20 -0400
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Sean

>    Oh, it was just Noah Webster's attempt to de-frenchify the language a
>  bit. 99% of the linguistic change in English happened on your little island.

That's not too surprising since those islanders invented the damn language, then
they rounded up all those annoying inflections and sent most of them across La
Manche where they belonged after they got rid of the Norman French court scene,
with all their hangers on and other accoutrements.

:-) Pace, Roy and friends.

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Michael Brady
Design Manager, Institute of Government, UNC-CH
919 966 4457
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