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    #41

    Re: Who created words?

    In my opinion, we don't make unnecessary corrections. Some of them might seem unnecessary to learners but if we take the time to bother to make them, it's because we think they are necessary.
    When something is unnatural, we'll suggest more natural alternatives. I don't consider those to be corrections if the original was grammatically correct but unnatural.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #42

    Re: Who created words?

    I believe there were only a few words when humanity started, and as long as human being increases, words increase! because of the importance of having new words, and btw it is still increasing!

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    #43

    Re: Who created words?

    The above is true, but at the same time new words are being created, older words fall out of use.

    I suspect they're created at a faster rater than they're forgotten, though.

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    #44

    Re: Who created words?

    I think most words are being recreated and there are a lot of words for one picture/word/meaning. Don't you think?

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    #45

    Re: Who created words?

    Obviously, that's why we have thesauruses.

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    #46

    Re: Who created words?

    I know and I said that because maybe some people will not understand a word thinking it means something else but they know the word they don't understand from another word like me. Do you understand what I said?

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    #47

    Re: Who created words?

    Quote Originally Posted by mawes12 View Post
    I think drawing and vision is everyone's language.
    I think I said this because I think before humans started talking they were seeing things and that's how they started creating words. I might be wrong. What did Roy Jones say?
    Last edited by mawes12; 10-Oct-2015 at 22:56.

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    #48

    Re: Who created words?

    Well you don't understand normative social rules. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normat...cial_influence Grammar and meaning are determined normatively. Except for the French, who have the beloved Académie Française. ;)

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    #49

    Re: Who created words?

    I don't understand why you said that. Can you explain to me?
    Last edited by mawes12; 13-Oct-2015 at 03:01.

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