What makes up a language? According to Dictionary.com, a language is a body of words and the systems for their use common to a people who are of the same community, nation, geographical area, or the same cultural tradition (Dictionary.com language). Languages evolve and diversify over time. The English language itself has transformed itself manyContinue reading “Texting and the English Language”
Dictionaries have served as the fabric of the English language since the creation of the first English dictionary in the 17th century. The English language is a constant evolution of change, and with so much change in the language, a single source material cannot contain all the language, jargon, acronyms of the day; specialized dictionariesContinue reading “The Individual Investors Specialized Dictionary”
“He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.” (The Old Man and the Sea). In the opening of The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemmingway immediately provides the mood, the setting, and the feel of theContinue reading “The Old Man and the Sea Writing Analysis”
A morpheme is a combination of sounds that have meaning; it is the smallest grammatical unit in a language. In many ways, morphemes shape the basis of how our language acquisition is developed and formed. Learning to speak a form of language occurs at a very young age. Young children at twenty-four months are ableContinue reading “To Morpheme or Not to Morpheme”
Making healthier choices can begin with the simplest change. Starting with adding an apple a day learn how you can begin changing your eating lifestyle with one change at a time.