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11 May
QOTD - Nicoll, 5/11/00

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 11 May 100 12:31:51 -0700
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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 D. Nicoll

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