First, a caveat or two. Links in the “link love” category will not always be connected, other than sharing adjacent space on this blog. To mark the occasion, though, the first medley has a linguistic theme.
Nor will the links necessarily be new. They’re more likely not to be.
Did Churchill really say, “This is the sort of arrant nonsense up with which I will not put”?
Both of these are from the ever-excellent Language Log.
John E. McIntyre’s 25 facts about editing. ‘Fact’ is a bit strong, but that’s Facebook’s fault.
Lucy Kellaway wonders if careful English usage in e-mail and text messages is making a comeback.
Humorous rhymes are no place for literalists.