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crazygringo · 2023-01-22 · Original thread
> Rather superficial article about the subject. Whole books are written about the subject

Well yes, it's an introductory article prompted by the "whole book" it specifically points readers to — The Word, by John Barton [1].

The whole point of the article is that if this intro whets your appetite, go read that book.

Not sure what else you're expecting from a short, 750-word weekly magazine column about language.


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