Mutability [of language] is so inescapable that it even holds true for artificial languages: Whoever creates a language controls it only so long as it is not in circulation; from the moment when it fulfils [sic] its mission and becomes the property of everyone, control is lost.(1).
David K. Bowsher,
Cracking the CODE of United States v. Virginia,
48 Duke Law Journal
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