29 July 2020
(In our times) reading, and especially, re-reading “The Hidden Dimension”
"The Hidden Dimension" came out in 1966. The subject, that of so-called “social distance”, is an extremely delicate one, and has unfortunately come back to haunt us thanks to the recent pandemics, after years during which it had not actually disappeared but lay simmering beneath the surface....
24 June 2020
When is it that words start to lose their meaning? It can happen all of a sudden or it can be a long-drawn-out and complicated process. This is precisely what has happened with the word style...