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 Kroc
by Kroc on Sun 25th Oct 2009 19:20 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Kroc"
Kroc
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A bit ironic coming from a country where French was hardly spoken by anybody until the industrial revolution and subsequent patronage by Napoleon. The whole idea of the typical 'Frenchman' started with him.

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