Thursday, August 26, 2010
its a good day to rant,
ok, lets rant!
The Department of Justice is seeking to hire linguists fluent in Ebonics to help monitor, translate, and transcribe the secretly recorded conversations of subjects of narcotics investigations, according to federal records.
Ebonics has widely been described as a nonstandard variant of English spoken largely by African Americans. John R. Rickford, a Stanford University professor of linguistics, has described it as “Black English” and noted that “Ebonics pronunciation includes features like the omission of the final consonant in words like ‘past’ (pas’ ) and ‘hand’ (han’), the pronunciation of the th in ‘bath’ as t (bat) or f (baf), and the pronunciation of the vowel in words like ‘my’ and ‘ride’ as a long ah (mah, rahd).”
REALLY? realllly !?
im in shock.
how do you butcher the English language so much, that its beginning to be considered a new language? what is this?? This behooves me, to a point of no return.And you know what else? its quite racist too haha, because i know, well have heard, many white people talk like that too! you see, they also referred to it as "Black English", what it should be referred to is " Retarded American". I heard this was only in Atlanta, but im not too sure,it might spread.
Universe, why do you let this happen?
what is wrong with you.
Theres a link for ya!
So, thats the rant, im not much of a ranter haha. sorry! oh todays been all nice and sunny :] went to eat out at ihop today with the parents. And i thinki might end up an aggie. Oh yeah. Now im about to head out with my friends, were going to watch, Heathers, heard of it? its ridiculous but i love that movie lol. ohoh! so there are a hell of a lot of bands heading to houston these upcoming months! Pepper, CircaSurvive, MinusTheBear, SocialDistortion, and a couple more i cant remember lol. But BulletForMyValentine is avoiding houston :[ sad i know. Oh! and im learning to shoot a gun this weekend! or beging it atleast :]
ok, well im leaving,