Re: Franco-Proven├žal

From: Francesco Brighenti
Message: 63169
Date: 2009-02-19

--- In cybalist@yahoogroups.com, "Arnaud Fournet"
<fournet.arnaud@...> wrote:

> Things are not what we define them to be. Things exist whatever
> name people give them.
>
> Non existing things with a beautiful name can achieve a phoney
> existence. This is what propaganda is about.
>
> Non existing things with an ugly name can achieve a phoney
> existence. This is what slander is about...
>
> Freedom and happiness are not what we define them to be. They are
> or they are not. And the same is true with languages and dialects.


Yes, only Marianne, her wonderfully cerebral language and its
orthographioc complexities (which President Mitterand tried, though
without success, to reduce) really exist. All the rest, especially
those insignificant 'dialects' (an abomination to truly 'Mariannean'
purists), is BS.

http://tinyurl.com/choz5x

FB