1996-12-23 - Re: Ebonics

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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Reply To: <199612230030.QAA18048@mail.pacifier.com>
UTC Datetime: 1996-12-23 04:20:17 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 22 Dec 1996 20:20:17 -0800 (PST)

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
Date: Sun, 22 Dec 1996 20:20:17 -0800 (PST)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: Ebonics
In-Reply-To: <199612230030.QAA18048@mail.pacifier.com>
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jim bell <jimbell@pacifier.com> writes:

> At 01:30 PM 12/22/96 -0500, Mark Rosen wrote:
> >	Hehe. What I mean to say is that since both Ebonics and a Southern accent
> >are learned during early childhood, you have no control over how you talk.
> This is not true.  The recent commentary and interviews I've seen on this
> subject make it clear that the people speaking "Ebonics" are quite capable
> of speaking in standard English, and do so when they find it, er, convenient.

How does this tie into assassination politics?


Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM
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