EVOLUTION

Posted by | June 23, 2016 | Uncategorized | No Comments

HwÆt, we gardena in geardagum, þeodcyninga þrym gefrunon. Can’t read that (or even pronounce it)? Why not? After all, it’s English–Beowulf to be precise. The English language has been evolving for 1,000 years, and we’re now 60 years into the next evolution: from Modern English to Post-Modern or Digital English. Cursive writing is no longer taught in school. For several years now in his writing workshop, Steve has predicted the disappearance of the apostrophe in our lifetime. Our story yesterday about the disappearance of the period might surprise and upset people who prefer Modern English, but too bad. Get over it or get out of the way. How do you hwÆt, we gardena in geardagum, beodcyninga?