Weblog:   Technology and Language
Subject:   Metaphors and Categorization
Date:   2003-08-07 09:34:59
From:   mitchtulloch
Response to: Metaphors and Categorization

That sounds interesting thanks, I'll see if I can get a copy at the university library. Obviously there's nothing new under the sun :)
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  • Metaphors and Categorization
    2003-08-14 07:37:28  anonymous2 [View]

    > Obviously there's nothing new under the sun

    With the possible exception of certain heavy metal elements, quantum logic gates, fission and fusion bombs, and a few other artifacts.
    • Mitch Tulloch photo Metaphors and Categorization
      2003-08-17 06:12:22  Mitch Tulloch | O'Reilly Author [View]

      • Metaphors and Categorization
        2009-08-12 22:55:56  Louise Alt [View]

        I was just googling to see what any one else thinks of this subject?

        The way we speak today is how we spoke before the internet is what it is today.

        I'm working on an essay today about secrets, I really feel that the word secret has changed and cannot be defined as what it once was, if I need to know something that I don't already I immediately go on the internet, secrets cannot be described as - information which is readily available and accessible.....thats no secret!
        Secrets to me are now something which is so hidden, almost unfathomable to even question!
        If it is'nt on the internet then I will be smiling happily knowing that there is so much of this incredible world we still have yet to discover.
        • Metaphors and Categorization
          2009-10-19 10:35:17  btowns [View]

          I'm working on an assignment about the changes that technology has had on the English language, and how it has influenced the way we speak today. So to answer your question at the beginning, yes. People are doing studies on it.

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