A memory of pop culture and its linkage to broader myths about America.
Grammar and spelling errors abound at all but a handful of news sites.
The damage done for Mickey Mouse in the name of Sony Bono is finally coming to an end.
A seemingly innocuous change to a newspaper style guide has some significant implications.
Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against The New York Times suffers a significant setback.
President Trump continues his war on one of the most important guardians of American democracy.
The producer behind a group of music legends has passed away at the age of 90.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is not running for President, and she is unlikely to change her mind on that. Nonetheless, the speculation that she is will continue for some time to come because it suits her interests and the interests of others.
Native speakers instinctively notice syntactical errors, but not ordinary “grammar errors.”
I have over the years been both editor and edited; currently, I’m both, often in the same day. Some thoughts on the relationship.
The NYT stages an interesting debate on “Which Language Rules to Flout. Or Flaunt?”
The Elements of F*cking Style drags English grammar out of the ivory tower and into the gutter, injecting a dull subject with a much-needed dose of color.
A revealing quote and some musing on Newt’s consistency.
A distinguished linguist is quite impressed with Sarah Palin’s facility with the written word.
The peculiar habit of some Indo-Europeans of assigning gender to nouns is frustrating and amusing.
I simply do not know enough expletives to adequately express how truly horrible this film was.
Was the 2011 SOTU a blatant rip-off of past speeches? Or simply banal?