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Re: Emacs learning curve

From: Ivan Andrus
Subject: Re: Emacs learning curve
Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2010 08:38:22 +0200

On Jul 23, 2010, at 8:50 PM, Drew Adams wrote:

> Like sluts everywhere, English is not picky about what it picks up.  French is
> picky (or it would like to be).  In English you can verb any noun.  And the
> multitude of secondary English speakers represent a wealth of language
> invention.  We say that English has "borrowed" here and there, but it's not
> really borrowing. ;-)

English doesn't borrow from other languages. English follows other
languages down dark alleys, hits them over the head and goes through
their pockets for loose vocabulary.


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