Re: google trivia
On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 11:09:03AM -0500, Steven Leach wrote:
> It automatically eliminates any statement that might have been written
> by a person of normal intelligence. Most people would not normally use
> such phrases as "Linux rules, dude" or "yo, yo, Microsoft sucks dog."
> Therefore, the results are no more valid than, say, a political poll
> involving only Fox News viewers.
I think people's reactions to the phrase "x sucks" as "low language" is
generational. I vaguely remember hearing some news report recently
about it. It is through repeated use losing its original connotation of
oral sex. The english language changes.