From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Jul 16 1998 - 07:05:08 EDT

Ar 09:47 -0700 1998-07-15, scríobh John Cowan:
>John H. Jenkins wrote:
>> (And I thought Cornish had died out.)
>It had, but has been revived in this century. Ditto for Manx.

Not quite ditto. While the last original native speaker of Manx died this
century, there were many people who had learned Manx from him, and his
language is preserved on recordings etc. So Manx was in a better situation
than Cornish, in that there was no hiatus.

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