Because language evolution


Because no.

I like this use of the word “because” – as described in English Has a New Preposition, Because Internet by Megan Garber.

“It’s a usage, in other words, that is exceptionally bloggy and aggressively casual and implicitly ironic. And also highly adaptable.”

It is an interesting evolution in language, but I would say there are two language evolutions that occur: formal and informal. Like the difference between the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and the Urban Dictionary online. Which, by extension, may be a difference between spoken and written language. Because grapholect.


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