an old item: es-americas

Jon Hanna jon at
Thu Mar 25 20:04:24 CET 2004

> I grant that it's an underspecified and written-only dialect, but so is
> modern standard Arabic (some political speeches notwithstanding).

Maybe if a large enough number of people consider it to be a dialect we should
reflect that, even if they're arguably wrong (even if they're provably wrong).

Jon Hanna
it has been truly said that hackers have even more words for
equipment failures than Yiddish has for obnoxious people." - jargon.txt

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