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People don’t change

When I had my first foreign language lessons at school, the first thing everyone did when they got their hands on a dictionary was to look up all the rude words.

Yesterday I was at a party and a friend was telling me about the new Amazon Echo he’d just bought. The first thing he did once he’d got it all set-up was to find out what rude words it could say.

The technology changes, but people don’t.