Re: To coin a phrase

Subject: Re: To coin a phrase
From: "bryan johnson" <bryan -dot- johnson -at- motoman -dot- com>
To: <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>,"Leonard Porrello" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 08:32:52 -0400

"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." ~ James Nicoll

>>> "Dana Worley (MVP/JB)" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com> 10/27/2011 5:48 PM >>>
On 10/27/2011 3:23 PM, Porrello, Leonard wrote:
>
> "Then again, this nutsy-cuckoo language world keeps me employed, so I'm not one to argue against the evolution/devolution of words and phrases."
>
> An excellent point.

Which makes all of this moot? :-P

Dana W.



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Re: To coin a phrase: From: Dana Worley
RE: To coin a phrase: From: Combs, Richard
Re: To coin a phrase: From: Dana Worley (MVP/JB)
RE: To coin a phrase: From: Porrello, Leonard
Re: To coin a phrase: From: Bill Swallow
RE: To coin a phrase: From: Porrello, Leonard
Re: To coin a phrase: From: Dana Worley (MVP/JB)

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