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lingua franca

  • n  a common language used by speakers of different languages
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  • In Line and On Print, Prepositions Matter
    Today in a post on Lingua Franca, Ben Yagoda refers back to Forrest Wickman's recent Slate article, the one in which Wickman humbly requests that people stop calling blog posts "blogs." (The blog is the equivalent of the newspaper, the blog post is the "article," as the reasoning goes, and I tend to agree.) But Yagoda brings something else up in this new discussion, and it's a matter I've ...
    June 6, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

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