The temporally-integrated dolphin on etymology relating to newspapers

There’s a reason why the words text and textile are so similar. They both stem from sheep’s wool. Wool shows up in many places in the English language. The Latin word for tuft of wool is burra, which incidentally often covered desks, giving us words like bureau and bureaucracy.  The first printing press in England … Continue reading The temporally-integrated dolphin on etymology relating to newspapers

Lexicological Elements: Dissecting the Art of Communication

What are words? I assure you, my facetiousness is well tethered as I propose this question.  It was conceived not out of humorous intent, neither, but rather out of desperate necessity to distinguish between intentional communication and gibberish. In exploration of this discernment, one ultimately finds that words defies the enfettered definition.  Contrary to their fundamentality in every … Continue reading Lexicological Elements: Dissecting the Art of Communication