Wednesday Aug 14th, 2013

Three recent theories of “kibosh”

Anatoly Liberman presents a stag’s head, a whip, and a clogmaker’s implement
Thursday Aug 8th, 2013

Sound symbolism and product names

Barbara Malt on language, thought, and the relation between the two
Wednesday Aug 7th, 2013

Alphabet soup, part 2: H and Y

Anatoly Liberman on vocalization, sequence, use, and origins
Wednesday Jul 24th, 2013

Alphabet soup, part 1: V and Z

Anatoly Liberman on spirants
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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Wednesday
Mar 27th, 2013

Monthly etymological gleanings for March 2013

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Wednesday
Feb 27th, 2013

Monthly etymology gleanings for February 2013

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Wednesday
Feb 13th, 2013

‘Guests’ and ‘hosts’

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Wednesday
Feb 6th, 2013

Maybe academics aren’t so stupid after all

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