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The dynamic nature of lexicons

Impressive words have their uses but often times shorter, more commonly known words work better to get a point across; to that effect, the amount of characters in the title of this article probably scared off a quarter of the potential readers. Their loss. Recently, but really throughout my life, I’ve encountered a type of complaint that seems especially useless: people upset at others for not using real words. What are real words? Some would say a real word is one that exists in a dictionary; I’m not one of them. A sound… Read more The dynamic nature of lexicons