Total Pageviews

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Teenage Girls ~ Language Innovators for Centuries

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

Female teenagers are actually “language disruptors” — innovators who invent new words that make their way into the vernacular. “To use a modern metaphor, young women are the Uber of language."
They've been on the cutting edge of the English language since at least the 1500s
SMITHSONIANMAG.COM|BY HELEN THOMPSON

Post a Comment