Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Early Britain had an "apartheid-ized" society.

It's a well-known fact that modern day Britain has a predominantly germanic gene pool and that fact is well reflected in the language.The English language being a West Germanic language heavily influenced, in comparison with other Germanic languages, by French and Latin.
According to experts, migrants from Denmark, Holland and Germany would have settled there with a much higher economic power than native Britons and might have changed the local gene pool by out-breeding the natives.
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