KSR and the F-Words
The emphasis here is on the word "only." The Court concludes that this approach is overly rigid when it requires the finding of a specific understanding or principle within the knowledge of PHOSITA that would have motivated the invention. According to the ...
Lexicon Valley: The History, Future, and Reclamation of the Word Faggot
The word faggot has been experiencing a kind of renaissance recently, with athletes like Kobe Bryant wielding it in anger, the director Brett Ratner using it in jest, and the comedian Louis C.K. defending ... of “The Other F-Word.”
“Progressive” Is the Wrong Word
I happen to agree with critics who claim that “progressive” is the currently acceptable word because the word “liberal” has been tarnished and is not salvageable. (For more on that, see this.) My conversion against this point came to clarity when ...
A Way with Words
First, define each word. Then, list three facts and three opinions about any ... student access): –Is this statement an opinion or a fact, or does the sentence contain some elements that are fact and others that are opinions? Identify each.
Canadian english, eh
Dollinger leads a University of B.C. project to revise the ... and the ITP Nelson Dictionary of the Canadian Language, which came out in 1997 -- none contains the historical documentation that Dollinger and his team of English professors feel is a vital ...