Words change meaning all the time — and over time. Language historian Anne Curzan takes a closer look at this phenomenon, and shares some words that used to mean something totally different.
How ISIS combines new-media savvy and medieval savagery to create a diabolical kind of marketing strategy.
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow. - Lin Yutang #eurotrip #travel #ljubljana #backhome #wanderlust #latergram
There is nowhere like London. How could you live anywhere else?
If I could ever relocate somewhere, London would be it.
Read the book.Watched the movie. Watched the movie again. Now I’m going to read the book again.
And I’m not even a teenager any more.
John Green the hell did you do to me?
What do you think is the greatest threat facing the world? A new survey queries people in countries all around the globe and finds that how you answer may depend on where you live — and on your politics.
Interesting, but no Singapore. Boo.
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Both Klinger and Moore point to the strength of Lovecraft’s ideas about science and society as a prime reason for the writer’s prominence today. “The more we know about physics and astronomy and all that, the more clear it is how insignificant humans are, how we are so not the center of the universe. There’s lots out there to be existentially frightened about. Chaos theory, all that kind of stuff,” Klinger said. “It’s the terror Lovecraft first started focusing on. So I think the stories speak even more today to people than they did when they were first written.”
Another great view of another great city. #eurotrip #travel #ljubljana #niceview (at Ljubljana , Slovenija)