Category Archives: Language and Communication

Playing with, and ranting about, language: miscommunication, badly worded signs and questions, and changing usage (Anyone heard from “take” lately? Didn’t think so.).

The Lower 46

Maybe a purchase is in order, strictly in the interests of science of course. Continue reading

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Re Re

More fun with prefixes and stuff. Continue reading

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Simple and Not-so-simple Sics

Calling all copy editors. Continue reading

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A Small More than 10%

More clear communication in Blog Land. Continue reading

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Why We YELL

Leading by example: What a concept. Continue reading

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Oh, Happy Day

Happy Something Day Continue reading

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It’s the Principale of the Thing

What’s not to like? Continue reading

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Who Writes This Stuff?

The advertising geniuses strike again. Continue reading

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To Eat, Perchance to Dine

The collision of language, citizenship, and politics. Continue reading

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