A Linguistic Note for Christmas

Blueberries are blue but cranberries are not cran.
—Steven Pinker, The Language Instinct

Mark Ward

PhD in NT; theological writer for Faithlife; former high school Bible textbook author for BJU Press; husband; father; ultimate frisbee player; member of the body of Christ.

2 Comments

  1. Don Johnson on December 19, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    True, but raspberries are definitely rasp!



  2. Dennis on December 19, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Nor are strawberries straw.



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