Re: To coin a phrase

Subject: Re: To coin a phrase
From: BrianH <brian-henderson -at- cox -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 09:08:03 -0700

Of one of my all-time favorite quotes, Nicoll had this to say about
that, later:
"If I had only known that was going to be my fifteen minutes of fame,
I'd have run that sucker through a spell checker and taken more care
while writing the surrounding material." - James D. Nicoll,
On 10/28/2011 5:32 AM, bryan johnson wrote:

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

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References:
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)
Re: To coin a phrase: From: bryan johnson

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