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internet is changing the language

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by briggy12345, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. briggy12345

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    I read two really great articles this week about a couple of recent language shifts. The first is Megan Garber?s English Has a New Preposition, Because Internet, all about the ?because-noun?: However it originated, though, the usage of ?because-noun? (and of ?because-adjective? and ?because-gerund?) is one of those distinctly of-the-Internet, by-the-Internet movements of language. It conveys focus (linguist Gretchen McCulloch: ?It means something like ?I?m so busy being totally absorbed...