The year is almost a month in, and I haven’t done a linkfest yet. So without further ado, here are some language-related items for your reading pleasure:
Carved book landscapes.
“Thou eunuch of language.”
Glossary of journalists’ jargon.
The thesaurus: a friendly warning.
How the hell do you use “the hell”?
F-bombs away! On curse words in the dictionary.
The mystery of poetry editing.
Henry Miller’s 11 commandments for writing.
William Safire’s self-contradicting rules of grammar and style.
How to write for an oral presentation.
The origin of web browser names.
Writing the end to an endless game.
The case for footnotes over endnotes.
When words are neighbours.
How left- and right-handers think differently (PDF).