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Pedants look away now...(although you might like the bit about etymology)

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DrankSangriaInThePark Thu 30-Oct-14 09:28:42

PumpkinGordino Thu 30-Oct-14 09:42:44

I would agree with that article

DrankSangriaInThePark Thu 30-Oct-14 10:11:48

Yes, me too.

Although it will be a cold day in hell before I accept "text" is the past tense of, erm, "text" wink

DadDadDad Thu 30-Oct-14 12:25:25

Bit of cultural pedantry: according to Dante, hell has frozen over: (scroll down to section on Dante's Inferno).

CatWithKittens Fri 31-Oct-14 10:47:18

It's interesting that this appeared in the Guardian. Those of us who read Private Eye might wonder if it is somewhat self-serving of "The Grauniad" to publish it.

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