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: Comment by wirespot
by twitterfire on Mon 26th Oct 2009 12:44 UTC in reply to "Comment by wirespot"
twitterfire
Member since:
2008-09-11

Apple is the company that came on a market suffocated by Windows and cheap PC-clones and basically said "this is our stuff, we think it's so good we're gonna sell it at these outrageous prices."


Apple is the company who said: "there are enough stupid people and enough snobs who will buy our products just because they think they will be different and cooler".

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RE[2]: Comment by wirespot
by darknexus on Mon 26th Oct 2009 12:48 in reply to "RE: Comment by wirespot"
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2008-07-15

Oh, I see. So then, if I bought a Mac because it was the most accessible computer for a blind person like me, that means that I'm automatically a snob, eh? You might want to take a long look in the mirror before you start pointing the finger there.

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RE[3]: Comment by wirespot
by twitterfire on Mon 26th Oct 2009 13:17 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by wirespot"
twitterfire Member since:
2008-09-11

No. If you have a good reason, I respect your choice. But many people don't have good resons for buying things.

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