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Re: [sig] Age of languages

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  • Vaclav von Pressburg
    ... No, there d be about the same amount of difficulty in understanding the spoken language. -- Waclaw von Pressburg Veritas liberabit uos
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 7, 2000
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      On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 03:36:25PM -0400, Parsla Liepa wrote:
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      > Many thanks to all who answered my question about how much
      > Slavic/Eastern languages have changed over time versus Western
      > languages. (It's been a hectic few weeks, I apologize for the delay)
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      > I had always thought that, say, a modern Polish speaker could go back to
      > the 12th century and be pretty well understood, far better than a French
      > or English speaker. Is that not correct, then?

      No, there'd be about the same amount of difficulty in understanding
      the spoken language.

      --
      Waclaw von Pressburg Veritas liberabit uos
      vaclav@...
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