Re: Language Change
|From:||daniel andreasson <daniel.andreasson@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, January 9, 2000, 21:54|
Markus Miekk-oja skrev:
> I don't think the taboo lasts for alot more than one
> generation...if not they tell their kids "Never, ever
> say these words: Eve, Ed, Bill, Eric, Anne, Alain,
> Roland, Marcus, ...
Why would they? If no one uses those words, the kids never
hear them, they won't learn them and probably won't go around and
say them. Unless they spontaneously come up with new
words just for fun and one of them happens to be
a taboo word. Which is kinda unlikely.