Post Profile






Constant Motion.

Stan Carey has a fine Macmillan column on the fact that language constantly changes and there’s nothing we can do about it, so we might as well accept it: Understandably, this unsettles people. We may refuse to accept a new usage, especially if the change happens in our lifetime: Why can’t words stay as they […]
read more

share

Related Posts


Four Trends Reshaping the Power Sector

Issues & Causes / Climate Change : Greentech Media

The power sector is constantly evolving, but rarely -- if ever -- has it experienced the rapid pace of change it faces today. The interaction between technological, economic and political forces is catalyzing what could become the m...

Changing fine structure constant, packing spheres tighter, and mimicking complex birdsongs

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

Is the Fine Structure Constant truly constant? J. K. Webb, J. A. King, M. T. Murphy, V. V. Flambaum, R. F. Carswell, and M. B. Bainbridge Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 191101 (2011) read more

Serotonin may worsen tinnitus

Health / Ears & Hearing : ScienceDaily: Hearing Loss

Millions of people suffer from the constant sensation of ringing or buzzing in the ears known as tinnitus, creating constant irritation for some and severe anxiety for others. Research shows why a common antidepressant medication ma...

USAGE PEEVE BINGO.

Academics / Linguistics : Language Hat

Last year, over at Stan Carey's Sentence first, I jovially commented, in response to one of those "Let?s try to preserve the English language" people, "Congratulations, I think you?ve filled out your Peever?s Bingo card completely!"...

Study suggests serotonin may worsen tinnitus

Academics / Chemistry : EurekAlert: Chemistry

(Oregon Health & Science University) Millions of people suffer from the constant sensation of ringing or buzzing in the ears known as tinnitus, creating constant irritation for some and severe anxiety for others. Research by scienti...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC