Time for another linguistic mystery. Where would you be if you decided to go twacking around duckish, and then you came home and wrote about it in a scribbler?
In what part of the country would you be likely to hear momicking, meehonkey, and quamish?
The death of Martha’s favorite cat Typo prompts her to reminisce about him, and about one of her favorite ailurophilic words, chatoyant.
We heard a lot in 2008 about the Obama campaign’s ground game. What’s the story on that expression?