Re: Medieval history on display in Jamacia.



On 02/06/2010 04:28, Brian M. Scott wrote:
On Wed, 02 Jun 2010 02:57:24 +0100, John Briggs
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On 01/06/2010 20:24, Brian M. Scott wrote:

On Tue, 01 Jun 2010 12:56:11 +0100, John Briggs
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There is practically no effect of any native language on
Old English. The two populations (if there were still
two populations) had no contact with each other.

The onomastic evidence says otherwise.

It doesn't - it really doesn't.

It does. And it's not limited to place-names. There is
absolutely no doubt that the two populations had some
contact with each other.

Please elaborate.
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John Briggs
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