Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Oct 2009 00:37 UTC
Features, Office In the comments on our editorial about language purism and the Psystar case, it became quite clear that language is a subject almost everyone has an opinion on - not odd if you consider that language is at the very centre of what makes us "human". Since this appears to be a popular subject, let's talk about the influence computing has had on two very minor aspects of the Dutch language.
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RE[4]: Comment by kaiwai
by JacobMunoz on Tue 27th Oct 2009 22:16 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai"
JacobMunoz
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2006-03-17

I would add that while grammatical sugar is nice, it doesn't necessarily always take the form of endings, punctuation, case, etc. English is renowned for it's abusability.

See?

... abusability...
Almost makes me feel guilty of something. Linguicide?

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