Wednesday Sep 11th, 2013

No simplistic etymology of “simpleton”

Anatoly Liberman investigates different theories
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

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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 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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