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Saturday, 27 July 2013

Shifting sands

At no time do I ever feel that I have mastered the French language, despite the fact that I have constantly used and studied it for most of my life. There's a good reason for that...language constantly evolves and changes. It is a complex, dynamic phenomenon. Language use and the social and psychological dimensions that are part of it merit serious study and this can bring great insights into who we are as human beings.  

I enjoy seeing how technology use effects the changes in language. Technology users themselves share a further cultural experience that I find fascinating. I wonder how many of my French friends have ever used this for example: