centralasian (centralasian) wrote,
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_____________________[PRO] English is as pure as cribhouse whore

The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary. -- James D. Nicoll

in the journal of andrewducker

and also:

They don't even have a word for détente in Russian. - Henry Kissinger

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