Lexical Semantics Made Simple

Lexical Semantics Made Simple
The meaning of a word is like a needle
pointing to itself. The way is one
and it lies all around. To pin it down
we draw a circle for the universe
and cut it out: Now do you understand?
27 August 2015
Try this with your dictionary: Pick an entry and put a mark next to it. Then keep on putting marks next to every entry which appears in the definition of a marked entry. How many entries end up marked?