Sometimes the assumptions behind a good question need a bit of clarifying. It is understood that the question in the link below is asking about how some words slid in meaning between 1967 and 2018; but the response here chooses to look at the more interesting question related to the malleability of language. Lee Robison … Continue reading What was the Original Meaning of Skirt? Or do I Mean Shirt?
To empower a writer show them the Oxford English Dictionary, steal their grammar text book, and fire their spell checker. The good ones will manage regardless; the so-so will do fine; and the bad ones will fault out.
Writelee is two birding today, and referring to a post made this morning on Quora.com. Writelee believes he can do this because he thinks any question regarding how the English Language is spelled is quaint. This is not a bad thing. But it is fun for peeps like Writelee who like twiddling conventions. Please see: … Continue reading Two Birding on a Monday Morning!