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Jett Superior laid this on you on || May 22, 2008 || 2:29 pm

me and this quote, we’re in loooooove

“English doesn’t borrow from other languages. English follows other languages down dark alleys, knocks them over and rummages through their pockets for loose grammar.”

// unknown

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  1. redclay 5.22.2008

    splains all the latin and french.

    ones pick pocketing a corpse, and the other?

    hell, thats where the word “coward” come from. and “surrender”.

    amd “bendoverthegermansarehere”.

    (i know, i know. but its not like they’ll argue with me)

     
  2. Hey, we can be gung-ho about les francais, but then watch us squirm as they DEMAND we say “je voudrais deux Burger Royales”

     
  3. redclay 5.25.2008

    oh, come on, now, Daniel.

    “demand”?

    thats a french word, true enough.

    and they can have it.

    demand is old french for “stomping of the foot”.

     

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