This Is the Most Linguistically Fascinating State in the Country
If Every State Had an Official Word, What Would It Be? (Illinois Gets Grabowski.)
Wordnesia: When You Forget How to Spell the Very Simplest of Werds
You Have a Signature Word. Here’s How You Got It.
The Ubiquity of Bro Tells Us That the Word May Not Be Popular for Long
We Got a Bunch of People to Turn Off Autocorrect for a Week. Here’s What Happened.
The Internet Doesn’t Love Anything. It Is Not a Human Being.
Why Companies Use Terrible Spelling and Punctuation in Their Brand Names
Will We Use Commas in the Future?
Woah! Why Are You Spelling It That Way?
¿Does the English Language Need Upside-Down Punctuation?
We Are Teaching High School Students to Write Terribly
Are You a Language Bully? If So, Give It a Rest.
Why Everyone and Your Mother Started Using Ellipses Everywhere
Why Profanity Is Changing—for the Better
Are Apostrophes Necessary? No, Not Really.
What Words Do Slate Readers Hate?
Why Do People Hate Certain Words?
It’s Time to Kill the Email Signoff
All Your 2013 Anniversary Coverage, Previewed in 2012