Running Head: WORD EVOUTION AND THEORY OF LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
Word Evolution and Theory of Language Acquisition
Evolution is a gradual change of a phenomenon over time. Word usage and meaning changes
over generations, a meaning of a certain word today might not have been the meaning of the
same word hundred years ago. For instance, awful originally meant (inspiring wonder) while
today it has a negative meaning. Many words are derived from the environment of a community
and this make the meaning vary depending on...
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