Archive for April, 2008

Will Twitter Do For Language What 100 Years Of Language Reformers Have Failed To Achieve? (Part 2)

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

My Twitter Logo Yesterday I was discussing how the movement for the reform of the English language has been spurred forward by the constraining size of the little window on your mobile phone. The small size, and the fiddling keyboard, (which may be abbreviated to ‘FKBD’ in text speak), demands that, those with frankfurter fingers […]

Will Twitter Do For Language What 100 Years Of Language Reformers Have Failed To Achieve? (Part 1)

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

A Wonderful Book For A Lad! As a small boy I knew nothing of language reform, I just knew that I couldn’t spell, that adults told me that this was a bad thing, and I discovered at school that sometimes my inability could be painful. Imagine my surprise one Christmas when my eldest brother Nick […]

Internet: Will You Be Locked-Out?

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

Not A Good Idea? Oh dear it’s raining today and so on-line I’ve been educating myself about the future of the Internet. The man who knows most about this subject is Jonathan Zittrain and he’s worried. Zittrain’s concern revolves around the trend toward moving your Internet access away from the familiar P.C., where, nominally, you […]

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