FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY FIVE

From The Idiot by Elif Batuman. “I wrote a research paper about the Turkish suffix -miş. I learned from a book about comparative linguistics that it was called the inferential or evidential tense, and that similar structures existed in the languages of Estonia and Tibet. The Turkish inferential tense, I read, was used in various formsContinue reading “FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY FIVE”