Comments Posted By Dan T.
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ON THE USE AND ABUSE OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (AND OTHER IDIOCIES)

Kender - I've always gone directly back to the definition of "racist" as you have in your link when I hear the term - the "superiority" aspect that almost never actually applies to its context, much like homophobes are not fearful. These are mere button-pushing words. Okay, these would "appear" to be button-pushing words.

Ask an e-primer to write a paragraph without "appear", by the way. (And "would appear" takes me off on an OT tangent, reminding me of William Safire's "craven conditional" structure - it would appear, I would hope, etc. - suitable language for a liberal's fear of commitment.)

Comment Posted By Dan T. On 26.02.2006 @ 09:50

"one should instead throw context to the four winds and substitute referential formulations that are anti-subjective"

case in point: http://www.nobeliefs.com/eprime.htm

Comment Posted By Dan T. On 25.02.2006 @ 19:23


 


 


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