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Re: [dinosaur] RETRACTION: Oculudentavis, new smallest known Mesozoic bird in amber from Cretaceous of Myanmar



French is what happens when the Germans get ahold of Latin and English
is the French revenge.

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 2:16 PM David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:
>
> I can't believe I forgot to address this...
>
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 30. Juli 2020 um 03:18 Uhr
> Von: "Mickey Mortimer" <mickey_mortimer111@msn.com>
>
> > English and other Romance languages
>
> English is not a Romance language, but a Germanic one. It's true that English 
> has a very large number of Latin and Romance words, but that's horizontal 
> word transfer, not ancestry â and note that almost no grammar or 
> sound-system features have been transferred. :-)