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Oh my word

At what point does green become blue?

June 2 2019

Last week we talked about idiolects, concentrating on personal eccentricities such as peppering speech with phrases like “I’m not being funny, but…” or “As I was saying…” But your idiolect goes quite a distance further than a list of words and phrases habitually used. It is a fascinating aspect of how we personally interpret words and language.