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Why We Should All Just Chill Out About Language Change

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As I’ve said many times on this blog: language changes. English evolves over time. That’s why the Beowulf poet wrote …

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Crazy English Memes

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Let’s face it: English is quirky. It’s one of the things I love about it. I find the language I speak to be fascinating in its flexibility and unpredictability. I like how English defies conformity to simple rules. I feel sorry for folks trying to learn it, sure, but I find it endlessly amusing. That’s what these memes are all about.

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Verbing Weirds Language: When Nouns Become Verbs

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Verbification, or verbing is the common linguistic transformation of nouns into verbs. This is usually natural, fine, and practical. I …

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What’s Up with Amongst, Amidst, and Whilst?

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Do you prefer among or amongst? Amid or amidst? While or whilst? Are any of these more correct in some circumstances? Read this article to find out.

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