Where Should You Start With Richard Thompson?
We shouldn’t call Tiger’s many girlfriends “mistresses.’ They’re just hookups.
Why it’s so hard to put sex in the dictionary.
Britney Spears’ “If U Seek Amy” pun was cribbed from Joyce and Shakespeare.
Placing Sarah Palin’s accent.
A brief history of the verb to pimp.
How to get a word into the dictionary.
How many words are there in English?
The dirty word in 43 Down.
Why we say “balls to the wall.’
The trouble with literally.
How New Orleans got its accent.
The real history of “hip.’