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“Literally” Is The New “Figuratively”…And Other Word Anomalies

Language evolution is an understandable and even necessary thing – linguists agree that when a language stops evolving, it quickly becomes a dead language. But English is undergoing an interesting type of evolution: word definitions are changing and expanding to … Continue reading

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The Joys of Language Evolution

No one likes change. Or so they say. The English language is in a constant state of evolution. Some people think it’s a bad thing and mourn the idea of static language. I think it’s a good thing – even … Continue reading

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