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2 July, 2005

Devaluing the language

I promise not to rant about it, but I've just read at a discussion forum that Pink Floyd reforming to appear at Live8 is 'the best news of the millennium'.

If an aging rock band setting aside personal squabbles to perform four songs from their back catalogue qualifies as the best news of the millennium, where would that leave, say, third world debt being set aside, or cancer being cured?


Nothing like linguistic inflation, is there?

Now, if Genesis were to reform with both Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett.....

Posted by Tim Hall at July 2, 2005 11:17 AM
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