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Words that Need to Die in 2016

Are These Eyebrows On Fleek?

Is There a Better Word for Yuppie?

Worst Name Ever for Best Restaurant

Etymology of the Day: Mall

What Are the Parallels Between Birth Control and PrEP?

What the Hell Does It Mean "to Half-Inch" Something?

Etymology of the Day: Nemesis

Etymology of the Day: Amazon

When Do Typos Matter?

Etymology of the Day: Harridan

"Error is the engine of language change"

Etymology of the Day: Period

Wordolympics!

KING 5's "Spell Check at City Hall"

Etymology of the Day: Sweater

Another Job for the Oxford Comma

The Word "Hipster" Has Officially Lost All Meaning

Because Kuh-Nowledge Is Power

Who gives a fuck about an Oxford comma? (I do.)

Spend Your Late Afternoon Googling Words

Miranda July's 'We Think Alone'

Parlez-vous Français?

Geographic Apostrophe Death

Etymology of the Day: Shyster and Skeezy

Overheard in the Office

Grammar Help for Valentine's Day

How Do You Pronounce the Word "Homage"?

A Little Copy Editor Humor for the Afternoon

Etymology of the Day: Slapstick

Here's Something I Learned on Twitter Today

Here's a Word I Never Ran Across Until This Morning

Etymology of the Day: The Emoticon

So Many Adverbs, So Little Time

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