English Has a New Preposition, Because Internet
Linguists are recognizing the delightful evolution of the word “because.”
“‘Because’ has become a preposition, because grammar.”
linguistics for your morning!
Remember when we used to have to diagram sentences in school and there was only one kid who could do it and it became a huge point of pride for that poor little nerd that probably made them pursue a career in writing? That kid is now fucked.
(Source: recoveringhipster, via akashicbooks)
that orange highlight on the apostrophe is one of the notes from my editor.
was he saying ‘delete this apostrophe?’ what else could he have been saying? if that is what he meant, why the fuck is he an editor?
frankly, it’s bullshit.