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Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2016’

The Other F-Word

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This word may not conjure pleasant thoughts, but it’s an old word with an interesting history. And it makes a lot of us laugh, too.

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Identity Grammar

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We use the word “identify” differently from how we used to. In this post, I examine this example of the evolution of English.

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Clipped Words

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Maybe it’s a sign that English speakers and writers are lazy, but we have a historic tendency to shorten long …

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Introducing Wasko Lit

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New Great Books literature courses from Brian and Melanie Wasko!

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