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Language: the purest democracy. So use it.

Posted by Michael Dolan on June 28, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Here’s an interesting article about inventing words.  You can do it.  There are several methods including Grammaticalization and Backformation.   I like Compounding: manspreading: “I can’t sit on the subway because that dude is manspreading :(”   See the full article here: http://www.slate.com/blogs/lexicon_valley/2015/06/19/neologisms_lexicon_valley_guide_to_making_up_words.html

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She Says Language May be More Manipulation than Communication

Posted by Michael Dolan on July 1, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Human interaction, right down to the simplest conversation, is exceedingly complex.  We pretend a word or phrase is simple description.  But research continues to demonstrate things aren’t so easy. “According to many postmodern thinkers, most of the relationships between language and power go unnoticed, as the public usually sees language as a neutral medium within […]

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