Tuesday Nov 19th, 2013

Edwin Battistella’s words

On the creation of new vocabulary
Tuesday Nov 19th, 2013

Lincoln’s rhetoric in the Gettysburg Address

Jeanne Fahnestock on the linguistic traits of the famous American oratory
Wednesday Oct 9th, 2013

An interlude

Anatoly Liberman on common English language mistakes
Monday Sep 30th, 2013

How to be an English language tourist?

Wordsmiths and warriors: an English-language tourist’s guide to Britain
Friday
Aug 16th, 2013

Challenges of the social life of language

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Wednesday
Aug 14th, 2013

Three recent theories of “kibosh”

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Thursday
Aug 8th, 2013

Sound symbolism and product names

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Wednesday
Aug 7th, 2013

Alphabet soup, part 2: H and Y

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Wednesday
Jul 24th, 2013

Alphabet soup, part 1: V and Z

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Tuesday
Jul 23rd, 2013

On ‘work ethic’

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Sunday
Jul 7th, 2013

An idioms and formulaic language quiz

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Wednesday
Jun 26th, 2013

Monthly etymological gleanings for June 2013

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Sunday
May 26th, 2013

Do we need the apostrophe?

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Wednesday
May 1st, 2013

Gleanings from Dickens

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Wednesday
Apr 10th, 2013

Will boys be boys?

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Sunday
Mar 31st, 2013

An Oxford Companion to Game of Thrones

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