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4 Changes to English So Subtle We Hardly Notice They're Happening | Mental Floss -
"Linguists can run the numbers on these large corpora to determine the direction of language use trends and whether they are statistically significant. Here are 4 rather subtle changes happening in English, as determined by looking at the numbers." ‎· Alex Kapranoff
The language is always changing. Indeed, it started changing in these directions some time ago. If this tendency is going to continue, we got to get a rather different flavor of it. (Used all four.) ‎· 9000