So the professionals are wrong and you are right? Dont talk utter bollocks all your life, take a day off.<quoted text> Wrong!
Did those language that influenced English similar to English, yes or no? No!
Latin, Greek, Norman French, etc, are never the same as English.
That is the reason why, English is unique to England. Think!
are never the sameunique? See below
There are over 4000 words of French that the English have taken and spell identically with exactly the same meaning. Here are some you know<quoted text> And again, show me one trace English in Northern or Main land Europe? Waiting!
English despite its many influences, started in England.
absent, action, danger, fruit, nation, parking, police, sabotage, train.
There I bet you never realised you were intelligent enough to know some French
Also there are over 10,000 words in French that are spelled similar with the same meaning as English. Your idiotic shout to show you one trace is blown out of the water with about 12% of the most commonly used English words being taken directly from and spelled the same or similar to the French
To embarrass you a little but more, a similar situation applies for German, at least 300 words are identical, and a couple of thousand similar.
Addition, aluminium (European spelling), definition, detail, idiot, radius (see latin below), religion, testament and of course one of your favourite words god is of 6th century German origin.
Similar for Latin
Acerbic, caper, color, deus, femina, finis, homo, opus, pollen, radius, sinister, terminus, various.
All Latin words and I am sure there are some that you can instantly recognise although a few are spelled slightly differently.
And similar for Greek but the alphabet makes it a bit more difficult for you to comprehend, heres a few using Latin script
amphoreus, neuron, pathos
Take a speaker of medieval English to Holland or Denmark and find speaker of the medieval dialect for that country, the conversation would be for the most part seamless. This has been done several times I have seen 3 TV programmes based in this fact.
It really is time you got of this English is English hobby horse of yours, every time you are disproved you go around back to the beginning hoping for a different answer.