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Disney’s Frozen: Growing Tired of Postmodern Anachronistic Lyrics

Since we are already on the topic of Disney’s Frozen, before the controversy about potential agendas in the film erupted I had already planned to write a brief post criticizing the film for a completely different reason. So I figure … Continue reading

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Assy-thingummy: Hƿæt Goes Around Comes Around

It is fascinating to watch language usage and meaning change over time. I am especially interested in instances where semantic shifts cause readers to anachronistically misinterpret texts that were written with an older sense. For example, the word “buxom” once … Continue reading

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