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A Word About Boston Globe’s ‘The Word’ Column

Boston Globe The Word columnist Erin McKean (who also writes for the Wall Street Journal) had a typically smart piece this past Sunday: The horror of ungrammatical lyrics Do language errors in popular songs make you shudder? You’re not alone. … Continue reading

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NYT Wordnixes WSJ

Sunday’s New York Times Business section featured a piece about “Wordnik, the vast online dictionary.” The lexisite works not like a modern-day Samuel Johnson or Noah Webster, the Times piece says, but like this: [A]utomatic programs search the Internet, combing the … Continue reading

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