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16 Mar 2013, 6:20 pm by Sheri Abrams
Spread the Word to End the Word is an ongoing effort by Special Olympics & Best Buddies to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the R-word (“retard(ed)” and encourage people to pledge to stop using the R-word. [read post]
4 Aug 2011, 7:59 am
Dwight Garner writes about the uses of communications in today's New York in "The Words We Live By," a column in the August 3rd New York Times. [read post]
5 Jun 2007, 4:13 am
Have you ever suddenly noticed a word inside another word? [read post]
31 Oct 2011, 6:04 pm by Noelle C. Nelson Ph.D.
implies the opposite.Choose the word that presupposes your desired answer. [read post]
23 May 2010, 2:59 pm by Jan
To enable or disable the option, click the Office button, Word Options, Proofing (Word 2007) / File, Options, Proofing (Word 2010), and navigate to the section labeled “When correcting spelling and grammar in Word.” [read post]
8 Jan 2009, 7:25 am
Wayne State University has started a website called Word Warriors, a list of neglected but eminently useful words that they would like to bring back into fashion. [read post]
12 Dec 2007, 4:20 am
Word Spy is a web site that tracks the appearance and use of new words and phrases. [read post]
14 Dec 2010, 5:32 am by Rob Rutkowski
By:  Rob When I was younger and more foolish, I felt that words flowed endlessly like a river or at least sprung from a limitless well.  [read post]
4 Jan 2007, 6:02 am
RUMPOLE'S WORD OF THE DAYLongtime and careful readers of this blog know that we have in the past made use of the word Schadenfreude.Perhaps now is a good time to review that word and its meaning:Schadenfreude: To take delight in the misfortunes of others.It derives from the German Schaden (damage, harm) and Freude (joy);There is no equivalent word in the english language.Auf Wiedersehen. [read post]
15 Feb 2013, 6:23 am by Ernster the Virtual Library Cat
For all of you language mavens out there - and as lawyers you have to be since words are the tools of your trade - check out Bryan Garners LawProse Blog . [read post]
8 Jan 2015, 6:24 am by Ernster the Virtual Library Cat
Because some words have fallen into desuetude undeservedly, Wayne State University’s Word Warriors is soliciting nominations of words in our language that readers feel should be in wider use.To submit a word that merits survival (or revival), and whose “more frequent appearance would enliven the state of contemporary English”, use this form.I am considering nominating the word ailurophile.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat [read post]
22 Feb 2013, 11:17 am by Record on Appeal
  Word would count this as one word whereas WordPerfect would count it as two. [read post]
6 Aug 2013, 4:39 am by admin
  Some defendants believe a person’s word alone does not constitute evidence; others are stunned that the mere word of someone is enough for police to file charges. [read post]