Re: Linguist's Of The Apocalypse, unite!

Chris Hind (
Thu, 30 Jan 1997 23:48:38 -0800

>Not just automatic translation from English to Chinese, but from English
>to English. In fact, English to English would seem so much easier. An
>Ebonics-to-English or English-to-Ebonics automatic translator might be
>employed for Web-surfing by the disadvantaged. I do not support this
>idea - in fact I think it's lunacy - but many modern educators might
>think otherwise.

Ebonics is the breaking off of standard US English into another dialect of
it. I disagree with it also. Whats next? a spanglish (spanish/english)
dialect? not too far off.

"Risk: You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage
to lose sight of the shore."

Chris Hind ( Upward, Outward, ACTION!
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