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On Tuesday, April 30, 2002, at 05:21 , Grant Callaghan wrote:
> The things we can do with language today vastly exceeds what we could
> do with it a mere hundred years ago.
I can't see that. What is your proof?
I read greek poetry that says just as much to me as anything I read
Walt Whitman didn't have as much savvy with english as we do now?
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