Legitimising dialect discrimination
<So as I thought, you dont have any examples other than the ones provided above. >
And as I thought, you haven't even been near a book on linguistics let alone a lecture hall.
<The reason I used "Beth" was because I was seriously interested in your post about word stealing.>
No, you were seriously upset at being accused of stealing and of being uncreative. Face it, your standard language use limits you. Go bidialectal! Much more fun, creative and gets you lots of interesting friends.
thought if I responded as someone new you'd perhaps engage in an honest dialogue on the subject.
Somehow you and honest dialogue just don't ring true.
<<<Trying to have an intelligent conversation with you is like trying to discuss politics with the homeless guy screaming at birds outside the 7-11.>>>
Jamie? Are you in there?