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#205945 - 06/02/12 10:49 AM A couple clever clips........
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Found these this morning:
Letter to the Times from the director of the Royal School for the Blind, Dec. 23, 1986:
Radio 4 this morning (December 15) introduced the verb ‘anonymise’. May I therefore letterise you that such verbising terribilises the English language and should not be radioised by the BBC.
“I would never use a long word where a short one would answer the purpose,” wrote Oliver Wendell Holmes. “I know there are professors in this country who ‘ligate’ arteries. Other surgeons only tie them, and it stops the bleeding just as well.”_________________________
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