Wednesday, September 28, 2016

And Now, a Few Words from Our Presidential Candidates

Today at, I wrote about four words used during Monday's presidential debate that sent people to Merriam-Webster's for clarification. But what really has the masses talking (by talking I mean tweeting, and by masses I mean four or five people) is one of the scariest images I've ever used in a post. Here it is:

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Roald Dahl and the OED

This week at, I wrote about the recent update announcement from the Oxford English Dictionary and its honoring of Roald Dahl's linguistic legacy on his hundredth birthday.

The OED Honors Roald Dahl
Last week, the Oxford English Dictionary honored children's
author Roald Dahl in its quarterly update.
I'm rather excited to see scrumdiddlyumptious appear in a dictionary, though I assume it will be some time before Word's spell-checker will recognize it. Guess I'll have to add it myself, because I plan on using it often.