> > Untill the V century north of french and britain were almost
> > the same culture, and same people.
> Vaguely. And calling them "celts" is the historical community equivalent of
> saying "emacs is the one true editor".
non properly. Caesar, ad example, was able to notice how similar were
galli and britanni as a common people, so that he was considering them in
the de bello gallico, as mutch related as latini and romani, or umbri and
romani. On the other side, he was noticing how different they were from
germani (both alemanni, and goti from whom longobardi, who ten lived in
actual sudeti, and during high medium aevum in norther Italy, lombardia,
being my ancients if it is trues that: germani cui brevitas nostra
contemptui est), and helvetii.
Sometimes it is difficult to remember that english, as european, have a
similar education at school like us, and so they develop a tendence in
Do you still study latin and greek at high school like us?
> The origin is all a bit of mystery but it appears to be From c16 French and
> was adopted over time in the UK and then copied by the US. Lots of parts of
> the world have different dates (Spain, Mexico its Dec 28th) - historically
> Rome celebrated a similar event very late March (Hilaria) and the end of
> Holi in India is also the end of March.
> Bizarrely enough all this came up in the localisation of at least one Gnome
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