[LMB] OT: Language changes

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Sep 15 18:19:37 BST 2021


On Wed, 15 Sep 2021 09:43:54 -0400, Elizabeth Holden
<alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>Thing is, nobody controls the language. If anyone could, it might be more
>biddable.

The French have tried.  Nobody, except government departments you want
to sell stuff to¹, takes a blind bit of notice of the Acadamie.

¹And that's largely a way to have an invisible tariff against imports.
If your proposal is not in perfect French, into the bin it goes.

--
adage, n. Boned wisdom for weak teeth.  - Ambrose Bierce



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