November 4: Thoughts for the Day

We value variety in all aspects of our lives, yet we covet and fiercely protect our routines. Even in language, we treasure diversity, yet we tend to collect phrases and use them repeatedly, in favor of those less common. There must be a term for this phenomenon.  If not, I’ll coin one to describe it in language: linguafrenia.

About John Swinburn

"Love not what you are but what you may become."― Miguel de Cervantes
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