Language is not a protocol legislated by an authority but rather a wiki that pools the contributions of millions of writers and speakers, who ceaselessly bend the language to their needs and who inexorably age, die, and get replaced by their children, who adapt the language in their turn.

Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker

Canadian-American psychologist

18 September 1954 —

The Sense of Style


Time of publication: April 4, 2019

Length: 289 characters

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