Has anyone seen anything about a release date for Linux Mint 14 64 Bit with KDE?

AV3 arvimide at earthlink.net
Sat Dec 8 21:46:32 UTC 2012

On Dec/8/2012 12:5242 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 7 December 2012 17:26, AV3<arvimide at earthlink.net>  wrote:
>> ...
>> The plurals you prefer go back to the days when Latin and Greek were taught
>> in most secondary schools, but today they seem like class distinction
>> signals for intellectual snobs. There are no more fora in the auditoria, and
>> there soon won't be even one datum left to support your data.
> I find this a surprising attitude, but I don't doubt you. If using
> correct plurals make me sound like an intellectual snob, I am all
> right with that; it's a reasonably fair description, TBH.
> ...
> Anyway... I don't see why it's any harder to remember "fora" than it
> is to remember "children", or "indices" than "mice".

It is not a question of ease but of evolution. In the evolution of 
language, regular forms tend to push out "irregular" forms, where the 
irregular plurals in English nouns go back to forgotten borrowing from 
Latin and Greek. Undoubtedly you were an exceptionally good student of 
what you were taught, but you must recognize that old irregular forms 
become archaic, e. g., today "worked" instead of "wrought," "cows" 
instead of "kine."

I did say "seems like intellectual snobbery," not "definitely is."  But 
"rhinocerotes"? Teachers tended to promote keeping Latin and Greek 
plurals to validate the teaching of Latin and Greek. Today, all is lost, 
and evolution plunges ahead.

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