OFF TOPIC Modern Hebrew question

Stephen C. Carlson scarlson at
Sat May 18 16:50:03 EDT 2002

At 02:34 PM 5/17/2002 -0400, Jim West wrote:
>one question-- what on earth does MODERN english have to do with
>shakespeare?  he didnt write modern english.  who cares if someone can read
>modern english if they are teaching russian students.  they would want to
>read middle english wouldnt they- if they wished to read billy's stuff and
>modern english and middle english are leagues apart!

Huh?  Shakespeare is not written in Middle English.

Stephen Carlson
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