What’s this then, then?
Newspaper warning stickers.
What the oil spill did to language.
American English is as varied as ever.
A short introduction to Proto-Indo-European.
The erratic use of apostrophes in the 17th century. (PDF, 632 KB)
Thon, ip, his-her: The troubled history of the gender-neutral pronoun.
“Esaw saw a saw saw wood as no other wood-saw Wood saw would saw wood.”
How the late Tony Judt was “seduced by the sheen of English prose”.
Geoffrey Nunberg on the persistence of English. (PDF, 97 KB)
A dictionary of slang from 1699 will be reprinted in 2010.
William Zinsser on writing “On Writing Well”.
Lame spelling wars on Wikipedia.
A striking woodcut alphabet.