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Thoughts on Language Expansion

Jeff Berg’s comments on my article The Factoid: A Revised Interpretation were most helpful. It raised one issue I wish to discuss further: about what aspect of the meaning of a term borrowed from one language and introduced into another, … Continue reading

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Statements, Meaning, and Analogies

Statement A: The river has crested. Statement B: The river has reached its highest point. Both statements describe the condition of a river. The two statements appear to say the same thing, and therefore — it is claimed — have … Continue reading

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