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I wouldn't count on Tim supporting you... Legolas Send a noteboard - 20/01/2010 12:54:05 PM
It's monolingual with two chronologically divergent readings. I'm sure Tim could come up with a better term for exactly how to describe it. Perhaps "monolingual duachronic parallel edition"?


If he considers "ebonics" as a separate language, methinks he ought to do the same with Middle English. :P After all, there are a number of modern language pairs that are no more different from each other than Middle English and contemporary English. So "bilingual" seems like a good way of describing it.
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/Other Literature: Canterbury Tales - 17/01/2010 10:58:16 PM 4806 Views
The only way to read it is in the original. Most of it is poetry. - 18/01/2010 12:14:03 AM 1331 Views
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How can any intelligent person who knows modern English "not manage" Middle English? *NM* - 18/01/2010 03:31:35 AM 749 Views
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Fair enough. I find it excruciatingly boring. *shrugs* *NM* - 18/01/2010 02:56:34 PM 702 Views
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Re: The only way to read it is in the original. Most of it is poetry. - 18/01/2010 07:53:05 AM 1371 Views
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I bought a bilingual edition (Middle and modern English), might have to read it at some point... *NM* - 18/01/2010 04:50:53 PM 684 Views
Technically, that's not bilingual. - 20/01/2010 01:36:55 AM 1206 Views
I wouldn't count on Tim supporting you... - 20/01/2010 12:54:05 PM 1234 Views
I'm happy to say I first read this post in the original language . - 18/01/2010 10:42:41 PM 1394 Views
Well done. *NM* - 18/01/2010 10:44:51 PM 688 Views

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