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Book Review: The Story of English in 100 Words by David Crystal

I had no idea that linguistics could be so fun. Read More »

The Bold and the Feckless

If feckless isn't trending on Twitter, it should be. Read More »

Book Review: Blah Blah Blah: What To Do When Words Don’t Work by Dan Roam

A fantastic book, which will lead you away from miscommunication forever. Read More »

Book Review: Lost in Lexicon by Pendred Noyce and Joan Charles (Illustrator)

Daphne and Ivan are on an imaginative adventure, where they encounter words and numbers as they never have before! Read More »

N-sulation: Questioning the Usefulness of a Controversial Word

My problem with the N-word. Read More »

Mayhem

Using the word mayhem can make a world of difference. Read More »

Metaphors Don’t Kill People; People Kill People

It is sticks and stones that break our bones, and it's not words that wield the weapons — it's people. Read More »

Book Review: The Accidents of Style: Good Advice on How Not to Write Badly by Charles Harrington Elster

Fasten your seat belts for a wild ride and crash course on English usage and common accidents to avoid. Read More »

Dinosaur Tales: A Boy and His Word-Hoard

Don't get me started on the coelocanth. Read More »

Business Writing That Gets Results

Get to the point. Don’t waste your readers' time by making them pore over useless verbiage to find your message. Read More »