Sep. 18th, 2006

vague thought: standardized "newscaster english" as a sort of linguistic hyperreality [i.e. an artificial dialect which resembles, but does not match, any natural dialects]; with the surprisingly-persistent non-convergence of regional dialects standing fast as some sort of .. uhm... 'natural' counterpoint.

...

so also, i should be doing syntax. but i'll probably go eat dinner.

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