In April, At Indaba Coffee, Coffee Talk focused on the desensitization of language. Below are related posts.
In a perfect world, we’d all understand each other. We’d all know exactly the meaning and context of every sentence, and it would always be the same — across cultures, times, languages — fixed on the pursuit of verifiable truth.
Words have power over us.
I don’t know if other languages have the same problems describing the almighty, but English simply does not have enough words.
What words are off limits in my vocabulary and why?