Thursday, September 17, 2015

Polloi-er than Hoi Rest, 1

Amazing how many minute, subliminal degradations we suffer without even looking back, like the now proverbial frog in its slowly heating water bath.

When did the word "encumbered" become too high-brow for use in computer games? Did the knuckledragging communications major who first instituted the change pause even for a second to think that replacing the term with an entire sentence made the message so much more... cumbersome?

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