Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
"Any hybrid or other language used over a wide area as a common or commercial tongue among peoples of different speech." (Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary,
from the esteemed LH who keeps us on cutting edge of the rite word for the rite time------------http://www.languagehat.com/http://www.uwm.edu/~corre/franca/go.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingua_franca
some diary background ref:under lingua francahttp://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1660/05/06/http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1660/12/03/
and others incl http://www.pepysdiary.com/diary/1662/01/11/
The "real" Lingua Franca:
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