In ancient Greece their language presupposed that the use of a term implied the existence of its referent. This inherent limit of their language was the cause of the Aristotelian assumption which took ...
By convention, complementary words like here/there and this/that are relative in their usage, i.e., their meaning depends on which side of the conversation they fall into. However, To introduce ...
In his book Write It Right, which was published in 1909 -– a hundred years ago -- Ambrose Bierce disagreed with the usage of the words “Last” and “Past” with “week”. He explained : Last and Past. ...