The Oscars are awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). There are a large number of categories including Best...
In 1872 two men began work on a lexicon of words of Asian origin used by the British in India. Since its publication the 1,000-page dicti...
Robot is a rare example of a Czech word ('robota') entering English, via a Sci Fi play called RUR. R.U.R. is a science ficti...
America is a vast conspiracy to make you happy. – John Updike There does not seem to be an agreed term for us admirers of the USA - as y...
Y oke (slang/noun) - 1. an unflattering reference to unspecified thing or person. 2. any device, unusual object, or gadget: ...
Monday, 21 February 2011
Terms used in linguistics: descriptivist and prescriptivist?
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