Miguel Ángel Aijón Oliva
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Words we might need someday

I need to start using old images of the blog because the Diarium site won’t allow me to upload any new ones. Probably an advancement of the times to come. Languages have different inventories of words, thus of concepts, as famously illustrated by color term lists across the world. This justifies the pervasive phenomenon of […]

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The trouble with vowels

  Vowels are the flesh of words and consonants are their bones. Undoubtedly, the Spanish vowel system is much simpler than its English counterpart: the standard variety and most regional and social ones have only five phonemes, namely /i, e, a, o, u/, with very little if any phonetic overlapping among them. In turn, variants […]

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