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Inflationary Language

Sometimes it’s fun to play with language.  On Whose Line Is It Anyway? they sometimes switched a letter with another letter, and the results were quite amusing.  However, what if you switched the numbers?

Victor Borge invented the Inflationary Language.  Have you heard of him?  He was a Danish composer, pianist, and comedian.  He passed away in 2000 at the age of 91, so he lived a full life.  Back in the early 90s, a friend of our family lent us a video of one of Borge’s performances.  Oooh, a classical pianist.  How exciting, huh?  Well, we were delighted.  He was hilarious.  One of his best pieces of comedy was the Inflationary Language.  Here, watch the video and see what it is.

So, he basically added 1 to every hidden number in the words.  It’s a twoderful way three make communicnineion more fascinining.  If you have any comments, please leave them in Inflationary Language.