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--- Wade Smith <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at 11:54 , Douglas P. Wilson wrote:
> > some people
> > remain convinced that language does evolve, but I don't agree.
> > evolve. Language doesn't.
> Some people replace 'language' with 'culture' and see no
> incorrectness, but, indeed, a fuller understanding of the
> - Wade
True. This is how I view the subject. :)
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