Back in July, our curiousity about the changes in language usage over time got the better of us and we launched our first research project: What’s the Word? guised under the side-prodding title of “We’re word snobs“. Part A focused primarily on spelling preference. At closing on October […]
A big thanks go out to all 81 participants in part A of “What’s the Word: a Coursetree research project”! Your spelling choices have not only shown consistency but also inconsistency! We’ll be compiling the results and producing a report for everyone to see after the entire […]
Do you organise or organize your notes? Is it leaped or leapt? I’ve often wondered how much we identify ourselves by the words we choose. Does spelling give us a sense of national pride? Is it important that we maintain traditional grammatical forms? How are rules of grammar, vocabulary and spelling changing?
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