Exploring the use, misuse and humor of words
I ran across this on Facebook. The Lake Superior State University has their 40th Annual list of banished words. That is banished, not banned.
I like the list, and may take the time to go back and see previous year’s lists. 1,689 more words
2 months, 3 weeks
Melissa Janda - A Time to Write
Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know I’m a day behind on my A to Z posts. Shoot me. Go ahead. Put me out of my misery because I’ve hit a wall with three posts left. 560 more words
e a m harris
I recently discovered that our language is full of obsolete words, threatened with removal from dictionaries and other places where words gather to be noticed. 200 more words
Redundant Word Search
(these are a few examples; there may be others you will need to look for)
Correct these words appropriately.
2-wheel bicycle 6 a.m. 459 more words
11 months, 1 week
my blackboard writing
In one of his six rules for writers, George Orwell said: ‘If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out.’ Shorter is better, he was saying. 502 more words