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Wednesday Jul 23rd, 2014

Which witch?

An essay on loss, perversity, and onomatopoeia
Tuesday Jul 22nd, 2014

The downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

The day Russia became a state sponsor of terrorism
Tuesday Jun 24th, 2014

Historical memory, woman suffrage, and Alice Paul

J.D. Zahniser on woman suffrage and historiography
Saturday Jun 21st, 2014

Obama’s predicament in his final years as President

Daniel J. Sargent on the challenging final years of the Obama administration
Thursday
Jun 19th, 2014

A 2014 summer songs playlist

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Sunday
Jun 15th, 2014

When is a book a tree?

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Tuesday
Jun 10th, 2014

Life in occupied Paris during World War II

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Wednesday
Jun 4th, 2014

Fishing in the “roiling” waters of etymology

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Monday
Jun 2nd, 2014

Football arrives in Brazil

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Thursday
May 29th, 2014

Ascension and atonement in the New Testament

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Wednesday
May 21st, 2014

Small triumphs of etymology: “oof”

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Wednesday
May 14th, 2014

Little triumphs of etymology: “pedigree”

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Wednesday
May 7th, 2014

Casting a last spell: After Skeat and Bradley

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Wednesday
Apr 16th, 2014

Henry Bradley on spelling reform

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