There are so many wonderful campaign words, I feel as if I could go on forever – just like campaign season.
As a result of technology and the prevalence of social media, we are now seeing a return to much earlier attitudes about spelling. The criterion then was simple: If people understood you, you were spelling it right.
I never met Ruth Walker in person, but I felt I got to know her.
Why, as John Pollack writes in “The Pun Also Rises,” do we consider puns “the lowest form of humor?”
A group of psychologists recently published a paper claiming that nominative determinism actually works. They found that men named Dennis were more likely to be dentists, the theory being that 'people choose – or are unconsciously drawn to – careers that resemble their own names.'
The US Senate is – or was – strongly associated with ideals of comity. Many of the recent articles about former FBI Director James Comey, however, suggest that Senate comity is under threat or already destroyed.
Even if you decide to make a firm distinction between bi- and semi-, these words are used so interchangeably that it’s still confusing.