Language

When Dictionaries Ruled the World

7 August, 2018 // 3 Comments

It's 2018 and we live in an era where the Oxford English Dictionary adds words to its lexicon willy-nilly. If a word is used somewhere in the word by an English speaking person, it will be accepted [Read More ...]

Infographic: Weird Plurals

20 March, 2018 // 3 Comments

The English language grows by pursuing other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and riffle their pockets for new vocabulary. It is ridiculously complex and contradictory, and nowhere [Read More ...]

43 Words Invented by Authors (video)

2 June, 2017 // 0 Comments

Words! As if we weren't already cursed with an excess, writers have a tendency to invent new words dixon-boxen (see?). If you are an entymology nut like myself and can't get enough of words and [Read More ...]

“Non-Racist” Grammar & Langauge

26 February, 2017 // 6 Comments

Last week the University of Washington, Tacoma, caught some flack from the media for its supposed plan to "dismantle the rules of grammar" because "the conventional rules on how to structure [Read More ...]
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