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by 00cc
Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:38 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: The Pronunciation of Sudo
Replies: 88
Views: 33352

Re: The Pronunciation of Sudo

If you stick an o on the end of an acronym, you relinquish all rights with regard to pronunciation.

SOOOooo...I'm curious - is the "pedestrian" pronunciation of Texaco, tex-a-cuh?
by 00cc
Sun Apr 10, 2016 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Words before their meanings were changed by pop culture
Replies: 16
Views: 7405

Re: Words before their meanings were changed by pop culture

How do you define "pop culture"? We've had popular culture since the Egyptians. I use the term "popular logic" which is similar, philosophically-speaking. Basically, it's socially acceptable ideas and/or word definitions that are parroted without thought. "Semantic memes&qu...

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