[LMB] Death demon now reader response
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Sun Jul 25 12:38:37 BST 2021
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On Saturday, July 24th, 2021 at 8:22 PM, WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:
> Do we know what those accents were even? And could modern audiences follow them.
> I’ve seen British videos of Shakes plays and I had a hard time following. Scots dialect I’m
> very sure I could na’ ken.
There you have it - we would not be able to understand a word. I remember books by a Danish author Thit Jensen taking place in the 14th century - it took me half the first book
to begin to understand what was going on, and I could not look it up anywhere.
They have now changed it into something people can understand, and perversely I miss the old version.
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