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- The first, who want to prescribe, are known as prescriptivists, while those content to describe usage are called descrip-tivists.one — The Language Wars (1% in)
- But the examples he gave—calling from a car to have a florist deliver flowers to one's wife, or calling ahead to a pharmacy to request a prescription—seem relatively simple tasks, per-formable with cell phones today.eight — Teaching Computers to Speak American (75% in)
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