Wednesday Aug 21st, 2013

Looking “askance”

Or a view of the profession on the eve of a new semester
Wednesday Aug 14th, 2013

Three recent theories of “kibosh”

Anatoly Liberman presents a stag’s head, a whip, and a clogmaker’s implement
Wednesday Jul 17th, 2013

How courteous are you at court?

Anatoly Liberman on the word
Wednesday Jul 10th, 2013

Flutes and flatterers

Anatoly Liberman on the origin of the word ‘flute’
Wednesday
Jul 3rd, 2013

When it rains, it does not necessarily pour

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Sunday
Jun 23rd, 2013

The highest dictionary in the land?

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Wednesday
Jun 19th, 2013

Multifarious Devils, part 4. Goblin

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Wednesday
May 22nd, 2013

Multifarious devils, part 1: “bogey”

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Wednesday
May 8th, 2013

Panning for etymological gold: “aloof”

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Wednesday
May 1st, 2013

Gleanings from Dickens

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Wednesday
Apr 24th, 2013

Monthly etymological gleanings for April 2013

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