[LMB] OT: Language changes

brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Sep 15 21:45:16 BST 2021



> On Sep 15, 2021, at 11:19 AM, Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> 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.

In Science Fiction we could have a pidgin language that didn’t have word variations for tense or amounts or gender (use modifying words), but which is plugged into a brain interface and which gets updated everywhere as needed.


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