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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The New Pentameter

F'in' this and f'in' that.  It appears that our language is changing once again.
And it should if not just to "keep up with the times".  But the curious obsession with vulgarities and blasphemy in ordinary conversation is bemusing.  What's it about?  I call it pentameter.  We're having trouble expressing ourselves so this and that become a way of filling in the sentences.  A New Pentameter.  Call it what you like but what do you do if you don't like the change?  It  not poetic, but it is pentamic.  -dP

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