Quotation Of The Day

Total and sudden transformations of language seldom happen; conquests and migrations are now very rare: but there are other causes of change, which, though slow in their operation, and invisible in their progress, are as much superiour to human resistance, as the revolutions of the sky, or intumescence of the tide. – Samuel Johnson, β€œpreface,” A Dictionary of the English Language, (London: William Strahan, 1755), 10