H.L. Mencken translates the Declaration of Independence into American English


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By any chance, did Mencken also translate the Second Amendment into more modern American English? The message having gotten through to me clearly more or less, a whole lot of people seem to have trouble parsing it.


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He's an intellectual; ergo, his translation wouldn't parse for a certain citizen group.


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Who the hell talks like that?


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