Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 25th Oct 2009 12:51 UTC
Editorial A couple of years ago, a professor at my university had a very interesting thought exchange with the class I was in. We were a small group, and I knew most of them, they were my friends. Anyway, we had a talk about language purism - not an unimportant subject if you study English in The Netherlands.
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RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai
by kaiwai on Mon 26th Oct 2009 02:19 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by kaiwai"
kaiwai
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It may come as a surprise to many, but that's exactly how french grows also.


Then explain why the French Academy dedicated resources to developing a French word to replace email? if adoption is so willing and open then why not accept it? it seems to me as more of a 'screw you' to the anglo-saxons than anything to do with anything reasonable.

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