60-Second Science
60-Second Science
Scientific American
How the Coronavirus Pandemic Shaped Our Language in 2020
2 minutes Posted Jan 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm.
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Linguist Ben Zimmer says the pandemic has turned us all into amateur epidemiologists utilizing terms such as “superspreader” and “asymptomatic.” Christopher Intagliata reports.