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Re: [groff] 04/04: tmac: Move macro diagnostics away from `quotes'.

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [groff] 04/04: tmac: Move macro diagnostics away from `quotes'.
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:46:22 +0000

Hi Damian,

> English has so many irregularities cause by its roots in Latin and
> Greek

And before they came along it was West Germanic, with quite a bit of
Norse thrown in.  So we've Angles, Saxons, and then those Normans.  I
think this is one of the reasons the language has become the world's
lingua franca in terms of number of different countries that can speak
it as a second language;  it can adapt and absorb bits it comes into
contact with, unlike a Romance language that's stuck being just that.

It does cause some duplication,
Also, AIUI, there are phrases that have a word from both, typically in
law, so all parties could have understood.

Cheers, Ralph.

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