On 7/15/98 3:20 AM, Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>Ar 10:31 -0700 1998-07-14, scríobh John H. Jenkins:
>>Japanese and Chinese think so. (Britons and Americans tend to find one
>>another's spellings of their common language bizarre, too.)
>Ahem. You mean "speakers of European English" and "speakers of American
>English", don't you John? Ireland is <B>not</B> in Britain, though we
>number English as one of our national languages. Britons, on the other
>hand, may speak Welsh, Scottish Gaelic, Cornish, or Romany. Or indeed
>Punjabi, Bengali, etc. etc. etc.
Well, maybe I actually just meant "Englishmen and Americans." The Irish are so much more reasonable than either....
(And I thought Cornish had died out.)
John H. Jenkins
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