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    Cas:
    dead languages, like Greek.
    RonBee:
    Greek is a dead language? What language do the Greeks speak?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I someone who speaks no Latin and less Greek, I'm very grateful for that.
    Oh, I don't speak either of the two myself. Took a bit in uni, though. The bit above, I looked it up in the "Dictionary of Current English (1998)", which come to think of it, isn't all that current now, is it?

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    It's probably not that out of date.

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