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  •  Also, ok, so why is Swahili not gonna be (0+ / 0-)

    the language of science, if, for the sake of argument, it is way, way better than English at coining new words.

    •  Because almost no technology... (0+ / 0-)

      originates from Swahili speaking nations.

      Just like had France never been a world power French would have never been a language of diplomacy.

      I think you know all this but you are unwilling to admit you started an argument down a path you can't win and won't back off so are forced to go all in.

      Not only can a small group of dedicated people change the world, its the only thing that ever has.

      by fToRrEeEsSt on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 07:19:28 PM PST

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      •  Exactly! In other words, technological language (0+ / 0-)

        is predominately in English, not because the English language has magical powers, but because we are the ones producing it!! Geez, dude!

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