4 Changes to English So Subtle We Hardly Notice They're Happening | Mental Floss -
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"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."
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.)
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