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April 21, 2023
I rarely post here since starting my Shameless Spelling site, and mostly what I post here is announcements and updates ...
Etymology! XI is Online!
February 23, 2023
Given the exorbitant prices of everything associated with the Etymology conference this year – the venue, the travel, and food! ...
August 21, 2022
This is cross-posted to Shameless Spelling. When I first embarked on serious orthographic study, most of what I knew pedagogically ...
Are You Still Here?
August 14, 2022
This post is for the folks who still follow me here, at my archival blog, but aren't on Facebook and ...
New Understandings, New Offers
August 4, 2022
in 2019, I began offering a LEXinar on Latin Palatals™, the patterns that are ridiculously taught as the morpheme-butchering nonsense ...
July 9, 2022
A couple of months ago, one of my longtime clients reached out for help with the Fry List, a commonly-used ...
The Classics LEXinar™ Series
April 20, 2022
This fall, I will be launching a new series of LEXinars™ to help folks better understand how Latin, Greek, and ...
How Not To Ask For Help: An Ode To Offendedness
April 19, 2022
I just had the following exchange in my LEX Facebook messenger – it's long, and annotated, so buckle up: Stranger: ...
Where Oh Where?
March 17, 2022
When people are new to studying with me, they often hear about concepts they're uncertain of, and would like to ...
That Doesn’t Count!
February 12, 2022
In her book, Dyslexia & Spelling: Making Sense of it All, businesswoman and linguist wannabe Kelli Sandman-Hurley fails to make sense ...
Etymology X! Food As a Lingua Franca
January 24, 2022
It's hard to believe that this year is our 10th Etymology! weekend conference. As much as we'd love to be ...
November 18, 2021
I've been studying Grimm's Law with a couple of my kiddos lately. It takes more than one session to go ...
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