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Ralph Fiennes blames Twitter for ‘eroding’ language…


 

 

 

 

Ralph Fiennes blames Twitter for ‘eroding’ language – Telegraph.

More on this on Tuesday, but for now, I think it’s enough to say that Ralph Fiennes, despite his admirable acting talent, isn’t exactly best qualified to talk about this. Also, he’s wrong.

– The Social Linguist

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  1. October 29, 2011 at 6:27 pm

    They’ve beaten you to it… http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3532

    I also don’t know who this “linguistic expert” JP Davidson is, and the only book he has listed on amazon is “Planet Word”.

    I don’t know if you’ve watched any of that programme (with Stephen Fry) either but i you haven’t, I wouldn’t bother.

  2. October 29, 2011 at 7:11 pm

    These claims are very quickly and thoroughly being taken apart on Twitter and in blogs… but not on the pages of the Telegraph, sadly.

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