We have an obligation to use the language. To push ourselves: to find out what words mean and how to deploy them, to communicate clearly, to say what we mean. We must not to attempt to freeze language, or to pretend it is a dead thing that must be revered, but we should use it as a living thing, that flows, that borrows words, that allows meanings and pronunciations to change with time.NeilGaimanSandman-thumb-550x493-19893

(From the Neil Gaiman‘s lecture for the Reading Agency, delivered on Monday October 14th 2103 at the Barbican in London.)

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