Sunday, June 30, 2024

American Newspeak: US hegemony, woke lexicography and the end of thinking

Uranium, plutonium, polonium, beryllium, all contain the Latin suffix ‘ium’ from Greek ‘ion’, which is used to form English nouns from Greek or Latin words, including biological structure (mycelium), regions of the body (pericardium) and metallic elements (sodium).