Evolution as Fact, Theory, and Path

  title={Evolution as Fact, Theory, and Path},
  author={T. Ryan Gregory},
  journal={Evolution: Education and Outreach},
  • T. Gregory
  • Published 2007
  • Education
  • Evolution: Education and Outreach
With its vocabulary of hundreds of thousands of words, one might expect English to boast a surplus of ways to express different concepts. Indeed, there are many well-known examples of multiple descriptors for the same item or idea, often one or more from the Germanic and others from the Latinate roots of modern English. In addition to the diversity resulting from a history of linguistic hybridization, English has a tendency to assimilate words from other languages and to include the de novo… 

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