Language's evolution does not change communication

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Alejandro Alcaraz Sintes  Identity Verified
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Germanic invasion in 1066? Mar 2, 2013

The Germanic tribes did not migrate to Britain in 1066. By 1066 the Anglo-Saxons had been in Britain for some 500 years already.

 

Ty Kendall  Identity Verified
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Hebrew to English
No offence but this shouldn't have been posted.... Mar 2, 2013

It's linguistic (and historical) nonsense.

The English Language ORIGINATED in 1066?

"the English language originated in 1066 when Germanic tribes migrated to Britain where they exposed the language to foreigners such as Vikings and the Anglo-Norman French"


Anglo-Norman French? Vikings? Foreigners? "exposed THE LANGUAGE" what language? What???

"I think one thing that makes [language] more complicated is there are no rules,” said English teacher Evan Munch"


I can say this with confidence: Evan Munch should NOT be teaching English. Not if this statement reflects his repertoire of linguistic "knowledge".

Side note: the Normans (who invaded in 1066) could theoretically be considered "Germanic" since they were themselves the descendants of "Norsemen" or "Vikings".

[Edited at 2013-03-02 11:26 GMT]


 

Ty Kendall  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
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Hebrew to English
Considering the source..... Mar 2, 2013

"The Paw Print" : the voice of Plainfield South High School.

...it's starting to make sense (and definitely shouldn't have been posted, not on this site anyhow).

[Edited at 2013-03-02 11:43 GMT]


 
evolution of language Mar 2, 2013

The beauty of learning various languages is to improve communication. Evolution is a continuous process.

 

XXXphxxx (X)  Identity Verified
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Source, I suggest you revisit your source Mar 3, 2013

http://www.merriam-webster.com/help/faq/history.htm

 


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