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Minding My Own Business

Update: No sooner did I publish this, then Transfer Big Files canceled my account, deleting all of my files, contacts, and ...
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Free and Bound

Yesterday, some Canadian woman who is a total stranger to me tried to scold me for not making 100% of ...
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Some Summer

Still, I suppose a summer by any other name would still smell as sweet. Somehow I've crammed a million best ...
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Shameless Spelling is Live

Announcing Shameless Spelling.   Live, right now, and that's no joke.   ...
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Shameless Spelling

For years, I've thought about doing a podcast. I met with a sound guy a couple of times, bought a ...
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Orthography

I am pleased to share with you this PDF of the entry I wrote entitled "Orthography" in the International Encyclopedia of ...
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Etymology!™ IX: Pandemics & Plagues

Happy New Year! Announcing Etymology!™ IX ~ Pandemics & Plagues: How Disease Has Defined English. Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, March ...
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Broken Record

Recently, I began recording certain LEXinars for a client with a documented learning disability. That was an educational accommodation intended ...
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Money Clip

The base element -phone- means ‘voice, vocal sound.’ The WORD 'phone' is a clip of ‘telephone’ and it means ‘telephone.’ ...
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Still Miss Informed

About a year ago, I wrote a post detailing 84 etymological falsehoods that Louisa Cook Moats published in a single table in ...
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Etymology VIII! New World Words

Here comes our 8th annual Etymology! conference, April 3, 4, 5, in Scottsdale, Arizona Saddle up with Douglas Harper and ...
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Yeah, No

The woman on the left is the founder of a reading intervention company, and the woman on the right is ...
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