Monday, December 13, 2010

Connections?

"You can't see it on a Mercator-projection map, but you can see it on a globe: Eurasia is narrower at high latitudes," reminds Steve Sailor, posting a readers comments that "the connections between Finnish and Japanese culture... are legion, and strange" — Finns & Japanese.

The suggestion that both Japanese and Korean be counted among the Ural-Altaic Languages is not new.

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Blogger Dauvit Balfour said...

It seems from what is written at those links that the proposed connection is weak at best, but I like to indulge in fanciful conjecture, so I'm not opposed to the notion.

Thanks for posting this, it's been a while since I had a good linguistic fix.

I had a buddy who was from Finnland. He taught me a few things, mostly creative obscenities.

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