An alphabet of giants.
Mumble translator (comic).
On jargon, and why it matters in science writing.
Machiavelli on his love of reading.
“Get your geek on” at public libraries.
Mark Twain on spelling.
Beware the language ‘experts’.
Analysing literature by words and numbers.
An emoticon for yogis.
The octothorpe (hash symbol, #) reborn.
How to mix a ‘Pullum’ and other linguistic cocktails.
This metaphor ain’t dead, it’s just restin’.
How the turkey got its names.
The myth of language universals (PDF).