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Re: languages vs dialects

Poster: "Terry L. Neill" <Neilltl@ptsc.slg.eds.com>

>> [...] was theorized by a linguist early in this century [...]
>> a native, monolinguistic French speaker, could hike from Paris to Rome
>> [...] and never notice when he stopped speaking French and started
>> speaking Italian.

Now-a-days, I imagine the shift would be abrupt.  What with TV and radio
tending to standardize the language.

At the Italian boarder, he would notice!

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