From: Miguel Carrasquer
>My own view is, as a hypothesis, to seek to explain phonological changesThat hypothesis is demonstrably false. I falsify it every day.
>are a result of changing gene frequencies in the population speaking the language.
><PCR> In my opinion, "social change" can best be understood as reflecting changesDefine "Latino".
>in genetic composition. I have no doubt that when, in certain US states, a certain
>critical mass of Latinos is achieved, power will shift to this group, and changes
>in the English phonology there will ensue, although national communications media
>will slow and somewhat inhibit them.