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Words & Phrases I Like Jul 12, 2020 garden & resources Barbarus - from Ancient Greek βάρβαρος (bárbaros, “foreign, strange”) onomatopoeic (mimicking foreign languages, akin to ‘blah blah’). Pentimento Pronoun change as social change: TIL how “you” absorbed “thou” Jul 11, 2020 garden “Thou” as as a second person plural didn’t drop out of usage in English arbitrarily, but in response to the social meanings implied by its usage —

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