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    Default Re: Dealing with Generation Text

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    Cuz the story is told by Huck Finn.
    And he ain't too sivilized.


    But more generally, what I'm protesting is making the link between p4e's choice to write as he does and a putative lack of intelligence or education. It's just not there. Verbal facility is unrelated to how and when one deploys a variant dialect; this has been proven over and over and over. [Zadie Smith--an eloquent SWE writer--has written about her own speaking cockney at home.)

    And honestly, it's a jackass-ish link to make. Should we assume everyone who speaks differently than us is stupid??
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