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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StephenBeDoper
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2005-07-06

Well... it's not like RMS's fans don't do the same thing. Taking brain-dead simple observations from the past that most everyone recognized, and then retroactively asserting that RMS (or Pamela) was the only one who saw them.


That, or they take the "broken clock" approach and constantly repeat the same prediction - and then loudly congratulate themselves for the one time that they turned to be right (while ignoring all of the other times they were wrong).

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