Just something to think about for your Thursday. Does linguistic variation over time and the way society's use of language changes it (sociolinguistics) stem from subconscious - and/or extraterrestrial - formation of what it means to be human?
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The concept of a drug that would disable the liver’s ability to produce cholesterol sounds like a terrible idea to me… cholestrol is to animals as chlorphyll is to plants… we die without it.
We all, I suspect, have words and phrases we repeatedly remember differently from the majority, whether in spelling or meaning. Often, they seem to stem from mere rote, such as my mistyping ‘from’ as ‘form’ but not vice versa because of a slight difference in the speed my fingers move when touch-typing. 665 more words