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Who comes to your mind at first thought
« on: November 03, 2020, 05:22:40 PM »
when it comes to the best use of the English language?

Churchill and Russell can be shown among the masters of English.

What's your opinion?

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Re: Who comes to your mind at first thought
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2020, 06:10:56 PM »
I quite like stephen fry.
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Re: Who comes to your mind at first thought
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2020, 07:37:03 PM »
Sir Lawrence Olivier ...



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Re: Who comes to your mind at first thought
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2020, 02:22:11 AM »
David Attenborough is the first for me. I definitely agree on Stephen Fry. Pretty much the BBC English. Concerning American English, George Carlin of course. And that man Hugh Laurie. Wait...what? :p

The second thing is the dissapointment you feel when you actually visit the countries and hear the natives speaking.

The third thing is Brits trying to correct your 'American' accent, while Americans constantly asking why you have a British accent.     

The reality is you don't have any of those accents, or any accents and you just go on buthcering the language in every department trying hard to express yourself, esp. when drunk as people often are on vacations.
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Re: Who comes to your mind at first thought
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2020, 04:31:43 AM »
Neal Stephenson

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Re: Who comes to your mind at first thought
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2020, 07:16:12 PM »
Lil Nas.
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Re: Who comes to your mind at first thought
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2020, 06:12:10 PM »
 Christopher Hitchens

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Re: Who comes to your mind at first thought
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2020, 07:17:47 PM »
Good choice Bob. Dawkins had a way with words too, back when he was frequently speaking on stage. Helped me shed the shackles of religion in no small form.
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Re: Who comes to your mind at first thought
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2020, 11:06:51 AM »
Good choice Bob. Dawkins had a way with words too, back when he was frequently speaking on stage. Helped me shed the shackles of religion in no small form.

A biologist is empirical, which is our only access to facts.  On the other hand, I don't trust Dr Dolittle ;-)
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