“…with respect to word order—cultural evolution is the primary factor that determines linguistic structure, with the current state of a linguistic system shaping and constraining future states.”

Dunn et al. Nature (2011)

Hotel Pro Forma
With The Knife (Olof and Karin), Planningtorock (Janine), Mt. Sims (Matt).
Performed by Olivia Plender. Images by Hort.

“52% of the English lexicon – the majority of the words used in English books –
consists of lexical dark matter undocumented in standard references”
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