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Old Jul 12th 2010, 09:11 PM
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Default Re: Literal isnít Lazy

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As to the artistic usage of gooey-ness, I can not find fault with Margot's argument; It only works when the audience understands the rather less gooey definitions and usage. In essence, the agreed upon context, usage, and spelling, are requisite to carry off the art.
And would not 'scientific precision' of language require rules and laws to make this universal?

English is the only language free of language cops. I think that is its greatest virtue and its only claim for beauty.

Liberty is sweet, no matter where it is found. Liberty of language is necessary for liberty of thought.
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