Don't be a grammar bully
Recognize that good grammar is a privilege that not everyone is lucky enough to have.
Dec 19, 2012
Words ruined by our generation
Curse you, Gen XYZ!
Aug 25, 2012
Is The Phrase "Young Buck" Racist?
Or is it just "racism-adjacent"?
Feb 28, 2012
3 Words I Learned From Star Trek
Not to mention "triticale," which is actually a real thing
Feb 20, 2012
Language Anachronisms: Downton Abbey Vs. Mad Men
Tracking down when a word originated is a fabulously slippery task.
Feb 10, 2012
Ruminating on the word "ruminate"
In a quiet moment, we burp up old thoughts in order to chew them over a little better
Feb 6, 2012
Business Jargon: Core Competency, Buy-In, and More
Like any form of jargon, business jargon is meant to solidify bonds between a social group.
Jan 31, 2012
What Does the Word Limerence Mean?
Have you ever heard of the word limerence? What could it possibly mean?
Jan 7, 2012
What Would You Do if the Internet Failed?
Jan 6, 2012
Word of the Week: Relief
"Are you comforted (another synonym for relief) by the end of Christmas?"
Dec 30, 2011
Oil And Water: Immiscible
How long have we fallen back on the lazy old phrase, "like oil and water"?
Dec 26, 2011
Words That Are Fun to Say: Reconnoiter
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
You're Not Just Tired
"These are just a few of the many synonyms for the word tired."
Dec 2, 2011