Evolution of language: gender neutral pronouns, slang, and American Sign Language

in Culture

I’ve always been interested in linguistics, their evolution over time, and their impact on culture in different languages.

Working and writing in English for the last 7 years made me discover They, and the beauty of gender neutral pronouns. It took me a while to get used to it but I now use it every day!

Yesterday, Ben Lowery shared this article: Internet slang meets American Sign Language

It’s interesting to see how new words make their way into every language!

If you wanted to know how to sign words like Screencap, Selfie, Photobomb, or Emoji (another interesting evolution of our written language), check the post!