“Something funny happens to people who are lonely. The lonelier they get, the less adept they become at navigating social currents. Lonelines...”
“Some words for hangover, like ours, refer prosaically to the cause: the Egyptians say they are “still drunk,” the Japanese “two days drunk,”...”
“What do ruined people do? Weird shit. This seems to be the consensus of psychoanalysts as far back as Freud and Jung; the traumatized self c...”
3 years of All Things Linguistic
It’s my third blogiversary! Let’s celebrate by looking back at some of my favourite posts: ExplanationsWhy the schwa is so greatWhy do we say “big red barn” but “red big barn” sounds wrong?How do you rhyme in a sign language?What is a word?Ikea’s bookbook, soy milk vs milk milk, and like-liking. Wh...
*reads first book in trilogy* wow I can’t put this book down it is perfectly written and fantastic *reads second book in trilogy* everything I wanted to happen in the first book is happening now cue plot twist *reads final book* what the actual fuck