Schrijver (2002)

De Arbres
  • Schrijver, Peter. 2002. 'The rise and fall of British Latin: evidence from English and Brittonic', Filppula, Markku, Juhani Klemola, and Heli Pitkänen (éds.), The Celtic roots of English, Studies in Languages 37, Joensuu: University of Joensuu, 87–110.

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 "In this paper, I intend to put forward evidence in favour of the hypothesis that at least in Lowland Britain in the later days of the Empire, the man in the street spoke Latin, and possibly nothing but Latin."