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Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Oh boy. Upcoming problem for the longest undefended border in the world? The Canadian Senate's Special Committee on Illegal Drugs is looking as if it might be considering treating cannabis more like alcohol or tobacco. And what's more, they're asking the electorate [NB word document!].

(via James "The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary" Nicoll in rec.arts.sf.fandom).

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