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[4]: Thom has a point...
by red_devel on Sun 25th Oct 2009 22:48 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Thom has a point..."
red_devel
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2006-03-30

Not to mention that I appear to be touched by the rabies. Apparently the fact that I just took apart your rants is a clear sign of madness. Whereas leveraging a non-personal website to push your personal beliefs against any common sense, and then failing to address the criticism, is the epitome of sanity and good sense. I stand corrected.


Wow, this cracks me up. Where did you "take apart" his "rant". Both Thom's article and the parent post seem to be well thought out rational arguments, and I haven't seen a single good counter point. Your posts, on the other hand, have all in fact been total rants bordering on lunacy. Take a step back from the keyboard big guy. Taking this stuff a tad too seriously I'm afraid.

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RE[5]: Thom has a point...
by Chicken Blood on Mon 26th Oct 2009 03:17 in reply to "RE[4]: Thom has a point..."
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2005-12-21

Wow, this cracks me up. Where did you "take apart" his "rant". Both Thom's article and the parent post seem to be well thought out rational arguments,


Like hell they are. This purism argument is the must unbalanced analogy since Thom conflated Apple's pressure on webzines leaking information with Islamic extremism and murder.

and I haven't seen a single good counter point.


You're simply refusing to see them.

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