Trolling for Geniuses-Latin;Greek

Sej Mac skring at banet.net
Tue Jun 30 17:20:02 EST 1998



Bryan J. Maloney wrote:

> Mentipoo, I "grok" the Latin you used just fine.  I also consider Latin to
> be useful for historians and antiquarians.  It's dead.  No natural
> scientist needs it these days.
>
> If you consider how many words in most modern Western languages are composed
> of Latin or Greek, you would not call either a dead language.  If anything,
> English is an almost dead language, as there is very little Angle-ish left
> in it.

(Sorry; just couldn't resist this iconoclasm)

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