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21 July 2011 @ 11:05 pm
Language as it is spake  
If you're fascinated by language, the way it changes and evolves, you might enjoy this article from the BBC news magazine. Make sure you scroll down to the comments, too - all 65 pages of them. (But you've been warned - it's more time-wasting than TV Tropes.)
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Strike while the irony is hot: EMO -- BRITISH BRISTOLSdraycevixen on July 21st, 2011 01:17 pm (UTC)

*bookmarks* Thanks. :D
miwahni: cats Literary Catmiwahni on July 22nd, 2011 10:54 am (UTC)
Enjoy. Do try not to get sucked in. *g*
anonpussynameranonpussynamer on July 31st, 2011 02:47 pm (UTC)
Re: Language as it is spake
What an interesting article - thanks for posting the link, mate. I'm now into the comments ... gawd, English has certainly been thrown a curve ball hasn't it? LOL
miwahni: B7 slightly sanemiwahni on August 1st, 2011 10:10 am (UTC)
Re: Language as it is spake
I'm glad you got some enjoyment out of it. I thought the comments were fascinating; purists on one side, realists on the other *g*