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July 26, 2010

#771: Period Speech

Period Speech

[[A sword-wielding actor on a stage addresses three others; one has a spear, another a handgun and a knife, and the third a laptop.]]

Actor: Forsooth, do you grok my jive, me hearties?

Actors: Ten-four!

A few centuries from now, all the English of the past 400 years will sound equally old-timey and interchangeable.