Trash words and garbage grammar

How uncritical language adoption eliminates nuance and weakens expression

Neologisms and other changes are part of the way language evolves. But when such changes reduce your power of expression, your ability to communicate nuance, they should not be considered inevitable but should instead be resisted as linguistic rubbish.

There are three types of such waste that I’ve identified: trash words, garbage grammar, and hijacked slang.

Published by Curt

I am a poet and journalist and so on amber so forth in rows magnet.

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