Tag Archives: English language

  1. Dominant Languages, Oldest Libraries, and the Brain Atlas

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    May 31, 2016 by libroshombre

    “One does not inhabit a country,” the Romanian philosopher Emile Cioran once pointed out, “one inhabits a language. That is …
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  2. Paronomasiacs, Oxt, and Other Honkerbonkers

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    January 15, 2015 by libroshombre

    James Boswell, famed as the autobiographer and companion of Samuel “Dictionary” Johnson in the 1700s, was a thorough-going scamp. However, …
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