Wednesday Dec 18th, 2013

Gray matter, part 2, or, going to the dogs again

Anatoly Liberman on the etymology of greyhound
Wednesday Dec 11th, 2013

Gray matter, or many more shades of grey/gray, part 1

Anatoly Liberman, etymological greyhound
Wednesday Dec 4th, 2013

From the infancy of etymology

Anatoly Liberman on The Dialect of Craven, in the West-Riding of the County of York, with a Copious Glossary… by a Native of Craven
Thursday Nov 21st, 2013

Edwin Battistella’s Word of the Year Fantasy League

What would be Word of the Year in 1913?
Wednesday
Nov 20th, 2013

“Stunning” success is still round the corner

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Wednesday
Nov 20th, 2013

The year in words: 2013

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Wednesday
Nov 13th, 2013

The “brave” old etymology

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Wednesday
Nov 6th, 2013

Amazing!

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Wednesday
Oct 23rd, 2013

“Deuce,” “doozy,” and “floozy.” Part 2

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Wednesday
Oct 16th, 2013

“Deuce,” “doozy,” and “floozy.” Part 1

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Wednesday
Sep 18th, 2013

Are you daft or deft? Or, between lunacy and folly

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Wednesday
Sep 11th, 2013

No simplistic etymology of “simpleton”

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Wednesday
Aug 21st, 2013

Looking “askance”

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Wednesday
Aug 14th, 2013

Three recent theories of “kibosh”

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