Wednesday Mar 26th, 2014

Monthly etymology gleanings for March 2014

Anatoly Liberman on everything from beguines to clichés
Friday Mar 21st, 2014

Can the Académie française stop the rise of Anglicisms in French?

Joanna Rubery on the Académie française and the future of the French language
Wednesday Mar 19th, 2014

Beggars, buggers, and bigots, part 4

With additional thoughts on bickering and the idiom “to get one’s goat”
Wednesday Mar 12th, 2014

Beggars, buggers, and bigots, part 3

Anatoly Liberman examines a possible connection between beggar and bugger
Wednesday
Mar 5th, 2014

Beggars, buggers, and bigots, part 2

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Wednesday
Feb 26th, 2014

Monthly gleanings for February 2014

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Saturday
Feb 22nd, 2014

Farmily album: the rise of the felfie

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Wednesday
Feb 19th, 2014

Beggars, buggers, and bigots, part 1

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Wednesday
Feb 12th, 2014

Genius and etymology: Henry William Fox Talbot

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Wednesday
Feb 5th, 2014

Bickering and bitching

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Wednesday
Jan 29th, 2014

Monthly gleanings for January 2014

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Thursday
Jan 9th, 2014

Are we there yet?

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Wednesday
Jan 8th, 2014

The color gray in full bloom

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Wednesday
Dec 18th, 2013

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

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