Tuesday Nov 19th, 2013

Lincoln’s rhetoric in the Gettysburg Address

Jeanne Fahnestock on the linguistic traits of the famous American oratory
Wednesday Nov 13th, 2013

The “brave” old etymology

Anatoly Liberman on the proposed etymologies for the word ‘brave’
Wednesday Nov 6th, 2013

Amazing!

Anatoly Liberman and labyrintine amazement
Wednesday
Oct 30th, 2013

Etymological gleanings for October 2013

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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
Oct 9th, 2013

An interlude

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Tuesday
Oct 1st, 2013

Sagan and the modern scientist-prophets

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Monday
Sep 30th, 2013

How to be an English language tourist?

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Friday
Sep 27th, 2013

Journalism: journey to an uncertain destination?

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Wednesday
Sep 25th, 2013

Etymology gleanings for September 2013

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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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