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Re: grammar usage (was: Re: [PATCH 4/4] services: openssh: Add 'subsyste

From: John Darrington
Subject: Re: grammar usage (was: Re: [PATCH 4/4] services: openssh: Add 'subsystems' option.)
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:50:15 +0100
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On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 05:13:49PM +0100, Tobias Geerinckx-Rice wrote:
     John, I find you very rude in this thread. Please stop dismissing as
     ???reproachful, judgemental, censorious, or sanctimonious??? anyone who
     dares correct your unsolicited incorrections. Yelling ???DON'T BRING IT
     UP??? when they address your behaviour isn't helping your case either.

I would point out that I did not raise this issue.  I have taken great pains to 
avoid rudeness in this thread.  Suggesting that a person does not raise a topic,
 orthogonal to guix, if it is likely to produce a response that annoys him/her
is entirely appropriate.  

     > but most linguists, and many orators (the president of the Free 
     > Software Foundation being one of them) consider this to be a misuse 
     > of the English language and refuse to (mis)use these words for such
     > a purpose.
     They then promptly, disingenuously, linguistically, and politically
     misuse English in order to thrust masculinity upon people against their
     will, or by default. 
So most linguists do that do they?  If you have evidence to back this up, then
please present it.  If you cannot, the be aware there are terms for people 
who display intolerant or prejudical attitudes such as this in the absence
of supporting evidence.


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