Simple: Language Subtag Registration

John Cowan cowan at
Fri Dec 11 00:24:51 CET 2015

Kent Karlsson scripsit:

> I'd say that Ogden's Basic English should also be excluded, since,
> apparently, that forces indirect circumlocution expressions (specific
> to English) that are not only long-winded, but also hard to grasp
> what is actually meant.

No, that's just what Ogden's opponents said.  As I mentioned earlier, Ogden
never objected to the introduction of technical terms outside the
800-word list (or 1500-word list, there were two) when required by the topic.

John Cowan        cowan at
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