Posts Tagged: because

A Year in Rumpus Book Reviews

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A look back at the books we’ve reviewed in 2018!

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“Because” Has New Meaning, Because Grammar

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Like it or not, the meanings and uses of words are constantly shifting, because language. At the Atlantic, Megan Garber writes about how the word “because,” normally a subordinating conjunction, is increasingly being used as a preposition, with examples and possible linguistic explanations: However it originated, though, the usage of “because-noun” (and of “because-adjective” and “because-gerund”) […]

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