Re: Why Ligatures?

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Oct 17 1997 - 10:08:51 EDT

Alain LaBonté scripsit:

> French is indeed the Latin language [enforced by law, by
> Charlemagne, in fact] spoken by a Germanic tribe called the Franks who
> overruled the Gauls who had already been overruled by the Romans.

A few excerpts from my Web page "Essentialist Explanations"

French is essentially the first syllables of Latin words spoken
with a headcold.
    --Eugene Holman

Francophones are essentially Germans speaking the bad Latin
they were taught by Gauls.
    --Daniel von Brighoff

John Cowan
			e'osai ko sarji la lojban

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