Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Dec 2009 23:17 UTC
Features, Office A few weeks ago, we talked about how the rise of computing, a field wherein English is the primary language, is affecting smaller languages, and more specifically, the Dutch language (because that's my native tongue). Of course, it's not just the smaller languages that are affected - English, too, experiences the pressure.
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ThomasFuhringer
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2007-01-25

The reference to ancient Greeks and Romans is a bit far fetched. Both of them had only capital letters. Minuscules were only developed in the middle of the Middle Ages for both scripts. Plato probably would not be able to read a modern edition of his books. And neither would Ceasar recognize his Gallic War. But if he could, he would also manage to read it silently as he is said to have been the only exception in regard.

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