an open letter to anyone who claims that a word can only mean one thing, and that any other meanings are Bad and Wrong:
allow me (and the rest of the field of linguistics) to introduce you to polysemy: the fact that words and phrases can have more than one meaning simultaneously! It's true of every language (except, like, Lojban)!
And contextuality: the fact that the context in which words are said determines their meaning!
Hopefully now these unhelpful arguments can stop,?
(lol ofc not)
Today in history, Netscape Corporation was founded. I find it funny that a browser company that no longer exists was started on 4/04. #tbt
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