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Minding My Own Business
June 28, 2021
Update: No sooner did I publish this, then Transfer Big Files canceled my account, deleting all of my files, contacts, and ...
Free and Bound
April 26, 2021
Yesterday, some Canadian woman who is a total stranger to me tried to scold me for not making 100% of ...
April 14, 2021
Still, I suppose a summer by any other name would still smell as sweet. Somehow I've crammed a million best ...
Shameless Spelling is Live
April 1, 2021
Announcing Shameless Spelling. Live, right now, and that's no joke. ...
March 12, 2021
For years, I've thought about doing a podcast. I met with a sound guy a couple of times, bought a ...
January 12, 2021
I am pleased to share with you this PDF of the entry I wrote entitled "Orthography" in the International Encyclopedia of ...
Etymology!™ IX: Pandemics & Plagues
January 7, 2021
Happy New Year! Announcing Etymology!™ IX ~ Pandemics & Plagues: How Disease Has Defined English. Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, March ...
July 14, 2020
Recently, I began recording certain LEXinars for a client with a documented learning disability. That was an educational accommodation intended ...
June 26, 2020
The base element -phone- means ‘voice, vocal sound.’ The WORD 'phone' is a clip of ‘telephone’ and it means ‘telephone.’ ...
Still Miss Informed
May 27, 2020
About a year ago, I wrote a post detailing 84 etymological falsehoods that Louisa Cook Moats published in a single table in ...
Etymology VIII! New World Words
February 25, 2020
Here comes our 8th annual Etymology! conference, April 3, 4, 5, in Scottsdale, Arizona Saddle up with Douglas Harper and ...
November 10, 2019
The woman on the left is the founder of a reading intervention company, and the woman on the right is ...