Watch language grow

There are vigorous debates about whether the Constitution is a living document.  But there is no debate about whether English is a living language. New words grow into general usage while the the meanings of old words evolve.  Because language must be stable in order to be functional changes in language are almost always gradual. But on occasion an event is so stunning, so utterly unbelievable, such a total mind-bender and so widely publicized as to alter the meaning of the word that comes to mind when one tries to understand what one has just seen and heard.  The meaning of “clueless” was recently changed to include a degree of unfathomability  that rivals the unfathomable nature of black holes and quarks. To see the meaning of “clueless” be changed in the space of about five minutes click here.