Wednesday Mar 26th, 2014

Monthly etymology gleanings for March 2014

Anatoly Liberman on everything from beguines to clichés
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

Anatoly Liberman on the ideas connecting beggars and Beguines
Wednesday
Feb 26th, 2014

Monthly gleanings for February 2014

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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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Wednesday
Jan 22nd, 2014

Whoa, or “the road we rode”

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Wednesday
Jan 8th, 2014

The color gray in full bloom

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Wednesday
Dec 25th, 2013

Monthly gleanings for December 2013

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Wednesday
Dec 18th, 2013

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

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Wednesday
Dec 11th, 2013

Gray matter, or many more shades of grey/gray, part 1

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