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The "Myth" of Language Change?
A new (to me) movement that claims language change is a hoax. The real question is to laugh or to cry.
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2013/04/02
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I found this blog post by Dennis Baron, a professor of English and linguistics at the University of Illinois. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
The great language change hoax, Dennis Baron, The Web of Language (blog)

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This blog is dated April 1. Still, a lot of the content is factual.

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