Million words?

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Sat Jan 3 02:44:45 UTC 2009

> What saith the experts about this?  (Which I cheerfully admit to not
> having read.)
>> by Ruth Walker

I won't claim expert status, but in short, it's unredeemable rubbish.
Ruth Walker should know better. Payack's a fraud. When I'm asked about
it by reporters I usually say:

-- This is not news.
-- There are already more than a million words.
-- There have been for decades.

Here's what I've had to say about it before:

Here's Ben Zimmer's criticism of Payack's "million word" rubbish:

Jesse Sheidlower calls Payack's claims a scam in this wire story:

Grant Barrett
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