[LMB] OT: Language changes

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 04:09:37 BST 2021


I had a teacher like that.

On Mon, Sep 20, 2021, 8:47 PM A. Marina Fournier via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> On Sep 18, 2021, at 8:34 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Like the "Soup Nazi" from Seinfeld.  Or "grammar nazis".  The Nazis have
> > been so heavily overused that they're little more than generic baddies
> that
> > can be killed without remorse in popular culture.
>
> I read — and don’t seem to have kept a link — saying that one of Hitler’s
> men, possibly the one in charge of propaganda, was rather strict in his
> language usage, and thus, the grammar Nazi.
>
> I’ll stick to hidebound language/grammar police in my self-reference.
>
> A. Marina Fournier
> saffronrose at me.com
> Je persisterai quand même, car j’ais survécu d’être née
> Valley of Heart’s Delight. CA
> Sent from iFionnghuala
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