Re: Latin vs. Germanic

Subject: Re: Latin vs. Germanic
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- AXIONET -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 1997 19:19:10 -0400

bbatorsky -at- admin -dot- nj -dot- devry -dot- edu wrote:

> Please, I don't think I would ever argue length.

Sorry. I should have mentioned the generality that, on the whole, roots
with Germanic roots tend to be shorter than ones with Latin
roots--that's where length comes in.

Bruce Byfield
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(bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com) (604) 421-7189
Job Bank Team, STC Canada West Coast Chapter

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