They’re, like, sexualizing our outfits by telling us what to wear. And like, I...– We must end this madness. This linguistic nightmare is a quote in a news article. Journalists have increasingly stopped omitting clutter words, and we sound all the more idiotic for it. Please, let’s stop saying ‘like’ and ‘I don’t know.’ It makes even brilliant prose sound as if it came from a...
TRYING TO UNDERSTAND AUTOSEGMENTAL PHONOLOGY