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Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-09-14, 20:55
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Posted By xilman
:poop: happens.

:poop: happens.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-09-14, 20:54
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Posted By xilman
A cat of our acquaintance is called "Cake" by us....

A cat of our acquaintance is called "Cake" by us. We have since learned that the people across the road with whom he spends most of his time call him Garfield. Cake came by for a chat and a bite to...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-09-14, 19:22
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Posted By xilman
You describe a later form of Latin, Vulgar Latin,...

You describe a later form of Latin, Vulgar Latin, from perhaps the 4th century onwards.

Essentially all scholars now believe that Classical Latin was pronounced in the time of Brutus and Julius...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-09-14, 19:13
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Posted By xilman
Frappe frappe. Qui est là? Loste. Loste...

Frappe frappe.
Qui est là?
Loste.
Loste qui?
Oui.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-03-28, 13:20
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Posted By xilman
It is now very well established that Classical...

It is now very well established that Classical Latin always pronounced the letter C hard, as in the English K and the Greek Κ. The conclusive evidence is that where a Latin word is found in...
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-03-28, 13:01
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Posted By xilman
Nice one. Do you know the motto of the...

Nice one.

Do you know the motto of the French Navy?

A l'eau, c'est le heure.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-02-02, 18:16
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Posted By xilman
Right, if we are being salacious, I raise you the...

Right, if we are being salacious, I raise you the English terms C4H4AsH and 1- (2″-hydroxyl cyclohexyl)-3′-[aminopropyl]-4- [3′-aminopropyl]piperazine
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-02-02, 18:11
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Posted By xilman
He could well have been called Kuchen, but...

He could well have been called Kuchen, but wasn't.

Is Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte a kind of pie? I didn't know that.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-02-02, 16:29
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Posted By xilman
Very close.

Very close.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-02-02, 13:55
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Posted By xilman
True by definition. There is a more interesting...

True by definition. There is a more interesting reason.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-02-02, 10:43
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Views: 7,434
Posted By xilman
Nope.

Nope.
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-02-01, 17:04
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Posted By xilman
Somewhat related, but only somewhat because the...

Somewhat related, but only somewhat because the terms are not in common use, we have semi-adopted a couple of farm cats at our place in La Palma.

One has been called "Cake" and the other "Torte"....
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2021-01-12, 18:57
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Posted By xilman
"Deutsch" or "Dutch" originally meant "people". ...

"Deutsch" or "Dutch" originally meant "people".

Avon (as in Stratford-on Avon) is Celtic for "river". There are quite a few "River Avon"s in the UK.

The best example in my experience is a...
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