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Friday Procrastination: A Goodbye Link Love

Rebecca Ford, Emeritus Blog Editor

Well the time has come for me to say goodbye to all of you lovely readers (don’t be upset, Lauren is a fabulous blogger). Running the OUPblog has been a dream job and leaving is very bittersweet. So I thought before I left we could take a trip down memory lane and review some of the best blog posts of the past. This list certainly is not conclusive, just a few of the thousands of posts I had the honor of sharing with you.  Please keep in touch.  You can follow my adventures on twitter @FordBecca.  Ciao!

Holiday collections of our favorite books: 2006, 2007, 2008 (US), and 2008 (UK), and 2009.

Philip Pullman’s look at Paradise Lost.

A look at Lincoln’s finest hour by James M. McPherson.

A prediction that the Kindle would sell a million units in the first year by Evan Schnittman.

Andrew Smith quizzed us about hamburgers.

Anatoly Liberman’s look at the death of the adverb.

The story of the word “tase” by Ben Zimmer.

Colin Larkin looks at Christmas records.

Daniel Walker Howe reflects on his Pulitzer Prize win.

Our podcast series with Richard Dawkins.

Edward Zelinsky’s look at marriage.

Nikita, our department cat, reads!

David Perlmuter on slow blogging.

Charles O. Jones teaches us what it means to be president-elect.

Dennis Baron looks at his Amazon sales rank.

The lingo of the Big Lebowski by Mark Peters.

Donald Ritchie’s look at how the press almost missed the Watergate Scandal.

Shelley Fisher Fishkin‘s look at Mark Twain and world literature.

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  1. Cassie

    We’ll miss you, Becca!

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