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Good Stuff: 7/26/07
The Wundergrammar: Semicolon Quotes
Good Stuff: 7/17/07
Bemusement for me,Amusement for the CCed
In the future they have no spaces
Good Stuff: 7/9/07
Love in the Time of McKean's Law
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The Perils of Contronymity
Good Stuff: 6/26/07

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Good Stuff: 8/01/07
Wednesday, August 1, 2007   7:24 AM

NYT Magazine - On Language: Corpus
Don't skip On Language this week, Safire isn't writing it. Instead it's Erin McKean on the fascinating insights we get from analyzing the corpus.

The American Language - Simplified Spelling
H.L. Mencken on American spelling reform movements.

Word Spy - genericide
"The process by which a brand name becomes a generic name for an entire product category."

Nym Words
A useful but very ugly page.


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