Ramblings of a dire strait man
Mindprop – when my brain actually works the way it’s supposed to. I can read an article fluidly with comprehension and understand sentences, memory kicks in without consternation, remember the meaning of words I already know. 12 more words
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Et Tu Césaire?
A foreflounderer refers to a physically, intellectually, or spiritually abortive predecessor.
Renan would be an example of this, for instance. Richard Dawkins might be another, but only time will tell. 406 more words
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THE PSYCHO LINGUIST
Now, I am very much a fan of Steven Pinker, I enjoy reading him very much, my problem is with one particular chapter in his book THE LANGUAGE INSTINCT. 1,525 more words
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Portamanteau, n. A word that slides into another.
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Alright, so here‘s a very recent one, written in the miserable weather at the start of the month, and newly published by the very cheerful… 19 more words
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