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Re: Phatic speech and language bullies

Posted by ESC on April 01, 2003

In Reply to: Phatic speech and language bullies posted by Word Camel on March 31, 2003

: Here's a link to an interesting article about language from the Canadian National Post. It ponders split infinitives, phatic speech and other sins of non-strandard English.

: "I used to be a language bully. When I was in university, my friends and I thought attacking everything that came out of people's mouths..."

I've also heard "language snot."