changes in word meanings

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Aug 18 06:15:30 UTC 2000

At 10:32 AM -0700 8/18/00, James Smith wrote:
>I read a quote from someone that said, in effect, that
>as the meaning of words change, people become
>frustrated and angry that they have lost the means of
>expressing themselves.  Of course the quote I'm
>looking for is much more succinct.  Does this ring any
>bells with anyone?
What an awful, pompous, artificial thing to say.   :)

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