--- In Nostratica@yahoogroups.com, Miguel Carrasquer <mcv@...> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jun 2003 10:46:39 +0000, tgpedersen <tgpedersen@...>
> wrote:
> >> Do you think there exist cases where pronouns or verbal endings
> >> were loaned (except 'they', of course), or is it all inheritance?
> >
> >Well, no answer is also an answer.
> Well, you already mentioned "they", so yes, there exist cases.

Were Old English and the Old Danish (if that is the correct term)
spoken in England sufficiently distinct, or is this just a case of
dialect mixing? Offhand, I think the accusative (old dative) 'them'
can derive from Old English, and very probably does in the non-
standard meaning of 'those'.