Principles of Operation (was LANGUAGE SUBTAG REQUEST
nobody at xyzzy.claranet.de
Thu Jan 24 20:19:00 CET 2008
John Cowan wrote:
> As for Saxon, the language I'm using now has at least a
> historical claim to that name, and I myself was born in
> the county (sans count) of the East Saxons in Nova
> Caesarea. You can't draw conclusions from names alone.
And I like "hound" (Hund / dog), "swine" (Schwein / pig),
"deer" (Tier / animal) relics of this ancient history.
But if you'd try to register en-caesarea now, and somebody
else says it's actually ang-caesarea (or nds, or sxu), it
is not more funny. Linguistically correct or otherwise,
a prefix has to make sense in the Web of this millennium.
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