Latin and English

The enduring Roman influence is reflected pervasively in contemporary language, literature, legal codes, government, architecture, medicine, sports, arts, engineering, etc.

If we removed all the words drawn directly from Latin, that sentence would read: «The».


T. R. Reid
National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 192, No. 2, August 1997, p. 61

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Herbert Klaeren