Friday, February 01, 2008

Longer words for better communication

Lars Walker proposes that we improve the language by making up useful compounds. As an example:

Instead of “progressive,” we could say, “happytospendotherpeople’smoney.”
That, of course, leaves out their drivingdesiretolegislateusintoparalysisanddependency. But I quibble.

I can see where this could get out of hand.

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