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    Default Check this out. (English words from Spanish.)

    English Borrows from Spanish
    New World encounters bring new words
    http://www.infoplease.com/spot/spanishwords1.html

    Fascinating stuff. English is truly a worldwide language. It has borrowed from everybody.

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    Interesting stuff, Ron. )

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    Here is more.


    Spanish Place Names
    Hispanic heritage from coast to coast
    http://www.infoplease.com/spot/spanishnames.html

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    One of the joys of English is its ability to absorb foreign words. However, ther are many other languages that have mechanisms to adopt, some to a far greater extent. This flexibility is positive, IMO.

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    I'm curious. Which languages borrow more than English does?

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