Spring-Heeled Jack

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I find the usage creep quite an interesting aspect. It is, at least, a result of the non-organization of the field. It's propelled almost entirely by amateurs and pop culture media.
I'm so delighted by the way linguistic evolution looks in the modern era (with rapid cultural variation/dissemination facilitated via the internet, and yet norms are being perpetuated far longer now than they would have been before widespread communications technology). I'm not really researchy-into it, but there's moments where the differences get really blatant and it's fascinating.
 
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