A couple of readers of a recent post of mine objected to my claim that literature makes very little use of the common tools of interpersonal communication. 1,260 more words
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Is classical Chinese a natural language? Artificial language?
According to Wikipedia (our most reliable source, “naturally”), a natural language is “unpremeditated” when it is used. When someone is truly fluent in classical Chinese, what happens in their brains? 225 more words
On cold, dark nights when the internet is down, what keeps me up is the thought of my future children tracing every ill-advised status update and photo uploaded to the internet in my teenage years. 902 more words