Request for variant subtag fr 16th-c 17th-c

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Dec 15 05:33:54 CET 2006

Michael Everson scripsit:

> We do not need to distinguish Early Modern English from English.

I draw your attention to the existence of school editions of Shakespeare
with the left-hand pages in the original EModE (with modernized
orthography, not First Folio orthography) and the right-hand pages in
20th-century English.  There are a *lot* of people who can't read EModE.

John Cowan   cowan at
Original line from The Warrior's Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold:
"Only on Barrayar would pulling a loaded needler start a stampede toward one."
English-to-Russian-to-English mangling thereof: "Only on Barrayar you risk to
lose support instead of finding it when you threat with the charged weapon."

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