Trolling for Geniuses-Latin;Greek
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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