English is a crazy language
I am going to have a great time analysing these. There are either cognitive or historical bases for all of these I am sure.
Occupy – the trek from a verb to a compound proper noun
One of the key words of 2011 was ‘occupy’, or to be exact Occupy X. It is said to have begun in New York in September but was inspired by the Arab Spring and camp protests in Spain in May. Words have the ability to fill a space in a language’s lexicon if one is…