Natural languages, communication, etc

semantic change

The following excerpt on semantic change was featured in the June 3rd Natl Post is from my just released book How Happy Became Homosexual and other mysterious semantic shifts.

http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/06/04/howard-richler-when-go…

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  1. admin says:

    On Wed, 5 Jun 2013 20:31:20 -0700 (PDT), "Peter T. Daniels"

    <gramma…@verizon.net> wrote in

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    in sci.lang:

    > On Jun 5, 7:23 pm, retrosorter <hrich…@gmail.com> wrote:

    >> The following excerpt on semantic change was featured in

    >> the June 3rd Natl Post is from my just released book How

    >> Happy Became Homosexual and other mysterious semantic

    >> shifts.

    >> http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2013/06/04/howard-richler-when-go

    > So you, howard richler, think homosexual is a "terrible thing"?

    There is no evidence for such an inference.  No, the

    headline is not evidence.