Tech influences language
Syntactic change in last 50-100 years
Remind you that over time, English has shifted to analytic language from synthetic
language. Paraphrasis: the tail of the dog or the dog’s tail. Of the dog is paraphrastic.
Prepositional verbs vs phrasal verbs (turn off)
Look same on surface, but can say turn the tv off, turn off the tv. Phrasal verbs can be
insterted in the middle, but cannot with prepositional verbs
Using new intensifiers. I totally love what you did with your hair.
Adverbs/adj are being comparative/superlative formed through paraphrasis rather than suffixes.
Friendliest vs most friendl