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  • Oct 30th, 2009 @ 11:14am

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    "Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."
    ~Albert Einstein

    There is a time and place for simplifying the language. To disregard its proper use and make the misuse of English the norm is simply wrong. What little "education" remains today does not have to define us. As humans, we are always learning and adding to our education in daily life.

    To promote the slow demise of our language is to support it's death.

    What is the English Language when we despise it, consider it unimportant and conspire to render it flexible? It becomes a dialect. Once the majority, in this case the uneducated lazy, wins this battle, America is ripe for another language to take over. One that people have pride in and defend to keep.

    Who knows, maybe 20 or 50 years down the road America will be a Spanish speaking country with all media dominated by the Spanish language...or Chinese, Japanese, Korean. Who's up for that? It may be that we'll have to have Einstein's intelligent words translated to our new dialect. (because that's what it will become)

    Einstein's English may read something like this in the future dialect-

    "edumkashun r wut sta after wun haz phorgoten wut eyz learnt ins skul."

    I welcome correction when there is a correct.

    What shall we blur next? Our unalienable rights?

    Grammar and spelling corrections welcomed.