The devolution of English language and slothful c.l.p behaviors exposed!

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at
Tue Jan 24 01:06:49 EST 2012

On Mon, 23 Jan 2012 21:57:16 -0800, Rick Johnson wrote:

> Here is a grep from the month of September 2011 showing the rampantly
> egregious misuse of the following words and phrases:
> * pretty
> * hard
> * right
> * used to
> * supposed to

I'm pretty sure that this news group is supposed to be for discussing the 
Python programming language. At least it used to be about Python. It is 
hard to understand why you think discussing English idioms is the right 
thing to do here.


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