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Those of you who like your English as God intended - complete with the inexplicable spellings and irregular verbs which cause such woe to students of our beloved mother tongue - will doubtless be alarmed at the news that the irregular preterite is heading for possible extinction as the forces of regularisation bring the errant …

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Half-life

Computing a "half-life" ranging into the thousands of years from a 1000-year set of data doesnot necessarily pertain to unsound scientific methods... The method used here was not observation of decay, but extrapolation and induction on a limited set of data. Just the same thing as was done to compute half-lives of decaying elements. Which last thing nobody surrounds with question marks, to my knowledge.

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One is shriven

One is.

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Proposal for the regularization of the verb "to are"

I am - I ammed

you are - you ared

( thou art ) - thou arted

he/she is - he/she issed

we are - we ared

you are - you ared

they are - they ared

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