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Quotes / James Nicoll

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"The problem with defending the purity of the English language is that English is about as pure as a cribhouse whore. We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and riffle their pockets for new vocabulary." -"The King's English". Newsgroup: rec.arts.sf-lovers, 05/15/1990

"If itís wrong for an atomic scientist and three expendable teens to head to the Moon in a homemade rocket to shoot Space Nazis, then I donít want to be right" - Rocketship Galileo review 08/15/2014