Re: L'anglais est-il une langue universelle ?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Dec 21 2000 - 09:36:40 EST

Ar 05:45 -0800 2000-12-21, scríobh Elizabeth J. Pyatt:

>> Cases like Michael Everson or Scott Horne are the admirable and
>>noble exception which confirms the rule, as we say in French
>>("l'exception qui confirme la règle").

Well, according to Jane Hill, linguistic anthropologist at the University
of Arizona, people like me are genetic anomalies. Nature selected for
people not to be able to learn languages easily after a certain age,
probably to protect community integrity in early hominids (always be able
to spot the outlander).

I always liked the X-Men too.

Glad Solstice to one and all from Ireland, where they've just discovered a
new passage at Newgrange,

Michael Everson ** Everson Gunn Teoranta **
15 Port Chaeimhghein Íochtarach; Baile Átha Cliath 2; Éire/Ireland
Mob +353 86 807 9169 ** Fax +353 1 478 2597 ** Vox +353 1 478 2597
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