Irony and Sarcasm MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series

A biography of two troublesome words.Irony and sarcasm are two of the most misused, misapplied, and misunderstood words in our conversational lexicon. In this volume in the MIT...

Changing Minds How Aging Affects Language And How Language Affects Aging

We acquire our native language, seemingly without effort, in infancy and early childhood. Language is our constant companion throughout our lifetime, even as we age. Indeed,...