Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Dec 2013 15:56 UTC, submitted by M.Onty
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"His later life was overshadowed by his conviction for homosexual activity, a sentence we would now consider unjust and discriminatory and which has now been repealed," said Mr Grayling.

"Turing deserves to be remembered and recognised for his fantastic contribution to the war effort and his legacy to science. A pardon from the Queen is a fitting tribute to an exceptional man."

Finally.

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RE[2]: Comment by Wafflez
by Wafflez on Wed 25th Dec 2013 08:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Wafflez"
Wafflez
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2011-06-26

Sorry, my native language is more prone to manipulation that still makes sence. I try to apply same techniques to more primitive and static languages like english, doesn't seem to work tho, oh well.

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RE[3]: Comment by Wafflez
by protomank on Wed 25th Dec 2013 16:20 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Wafflez"
protomank Member since:
2006-08-03

Can I ask what is your native language?
I am asking because in brazilian portuguese (very bad formed but extremaly flexible grammar) the phrase DID make perfect sence.

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RE[3]: Comment by Wafflez
by JAlexoid on Fri 27th Dec 2013 19:52 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Wafflez"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

The more structured and less ambiguous the language is the more advanced it is. English tends to be one of the least ambiguous languages. With Spanish and Japanese being even less.

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