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As an undergraduate, one of my lecturers once said that language is a tug-of-war between laziness and comprehensibility. Laziness, and our desire to communicate with as little effort as possible will make language change, but our need for comprehension will temper how much it changes. 14 more words
My Oxford evening is full of cigar smoke along the street, lamp light and English voices yah-yahing outside old pubs.
Where do I begin? With neighbours that claw my mind and have stolen my sleep or the sweet old man on my bus teaching me natural history? 701 more words