les langues de la m√©decine: collection of essays on the state of the world’s most widely spoken languages of medicine
In the middles ages, a German language of medicine did not yet exist. On the verge of the Renaissance, scientists started to go to great lengths to develop German for medical uses. While all Western languages of medicine harbor a common, historically grown Greco-Latin core, they have also developed
For centuries,¬†punctuation served as a rhetorical device, i.e., to guide the reader on when to stop or pause when reciting a text. Today, punctuation mainly serves logical functions in written prose, scientific literature, and mathematical expressions, modifying the tone and providing structure.
We write the year 2020‚ÄĒthe very year that marks the 15th anniversary of the text clinic. For just as long, my intention has been to put brief little summaries of some of the most frequently recurring style questions up on my site. Every time one of these aspects has come