[TUHS] An amusing error message
cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Sun May 11 09:41:20 AEST 2014
Kurt H Maier scripsit:
> I don't think there's any actual disagreement on your points, just a lot
> of useless syntactic fiddling. Claiming German isn't German because it's
> *different* German is going to lead to someone claiming by analogy that
> Beowulf isn't English, and then the world will end.
If this is addressed to me (there's no way to tell), I am not claiming
anything of the sort. Yiddish and German are sibling languages.
Yiddish has borrowed a lot of Hebrew, but is not genetically related
to it. That's all.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan at ccil.org
That you can cover for the plentiful and often gaping errors, misconstruals
and disinformation in your posts through sheer volume -- that is another
misconception. --Mike to Peter
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