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Jul 15 2011, 3:49pm

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The definition of purist:

A person who adheres strickly and often excessively to a tradition, especially : one preoccupied with the purity of a language and its protection from the use of forgein or altered forms
-Merria & Webster

A purist is one who desires that an item remain true to its essence and free from adulterating or diluting influences.

FYI, to me "purist" is a neutral word that simply refers to a person who wishes things to remain as close as possible to their original form, for what ever reasons.

Plus, I think we should have buried Tolkien in a larger coffin, he probably cant turn very well in his. -Rossmonster

(This post was edited by Faenoriel on Jul 15 2011, 3:49pm)

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Post edited by Faenoriel (Justice League) on Jul 15 2011, 3:49pm

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