The devolution of English language and slothful c.l.p behaviors exposed!
neilc at norwich.edu
Wed Jan 25 15:32:00 EST 2012
On 2012-01-25, Rick Johnson <rantingrickjohnson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wow, why i am not surprised! Let's pick one usage at random and
> try to understand it. "I think XYZ is pretty easy." You don't
> even need "pretty" to get your point across. You could simply
> say "I think XYZ is easy". Furthermore, if you insist on
> QUANTIFYING a QUANTIFIER, simply use any number of legal
> QUANTIFIERS. "I think XYZ is VERY easy" or "I think XYZ is
> SOMEWHAT easy" or "I think XYZ is difficult".
I remind you of http://orwell.ru/library/essays/politics/english/e_polit
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