Hey, ho, here's a brief newsletter from "A Way with Words."
In this past weekend's episode we talked about new words, Dick's hatband, bye week, simping, the parson's nose, and more:
Also this past week, Martha took a look at the language of falconry in a minicast:
Here are some language-related stories we found:
A short history of stenography:
A contemplation on what makes language peevers peeve:
And the em-dash is eating semicolons for breakfast:
More next week!
Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett