Re: Traits, rôles and other repurposed terms

Philip Newton philip.newton at
Sun Feb 10 13:59:27 GMT 2008

On Sun, Feb 10, 2008 at 12:02 PM, Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker
<ilmari at> wrote:
>  unlike those crazy Germans we don't
>  capitalise common nouns in the middle of sentences

...any more.

AFAIK, Danish did so until 1948. Not sure about Norwegian, though
given the influence Danish had there it wouldn't surprise me to learn
they had that crazy habit, too.

Philip Newton <philip.newton at>

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