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Postby Kirk » 2005-10-08, 4:27

nokicx wrote:Here in my school we learn British English :D.

But i still think the American one is more awesome. ;) Even though it's not as pure as the British one. :wink:


There is no such thing as a "pure" form of a language.
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'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe.

I eat prescriptivists for breakfast.

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Postby icx » 2005-10-08, 6:04

svenska84 wrote:
nokicx wrote:Here in my school we learn British English :D.

But i still think the American one is more awesome. ;) Even though it's not as pure as the British one. :wink:


There is no such thing as a "pure" form of a language.


I was thinking that pure=original. ;)

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Postby Kirk » 2005-10-08, 8:24

nokicx wrote:
svenska84 wrote:
nokicx wrote:Here in my school we learn British English :D.

But i still think the American one is more awesome. ;) Even though it's not as pure as the British one. :wink:


There is no such thing as a "pure" form of a language.


I was thinking that pure=original. ;)


That statement doesn't work either, as all varieties of English have evolved from an earlier stage of the language, so no one variety is more "original" than another :)
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'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe.

I eat prescriptivists for breakfast.

maɪ nemz kʰɜ˞kʰ n̩ aɪ laɪk̚ fɨˈnɛ̞ɾɪ̞ks

icx

Postby icx » 2005-10-08, 16:29

Kirk wrote:
nokicx wrote:
svenska84 wrote:
nokicx wrote:Here in my school we learn British English :D.

But i still think the American one is more awesome. ;) Even though it's not as pure as the British one. :wink:


There is no such thing as a "pure" form of a language.


I was thinking that pure=original. ;)


That statement doesn't work either, as all varieties of English have evolved from an earlier stage of the language, so no one variety is more "original" than another :)


OK :) :roll:


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