Posts Tagged ‘On Language’

double-u, double-u, double-u

Monday, November 29th, 2010

This is from a few weeks ago, but I love word origins, here’s the etymology of the world wide web: “Web.”


Thursday, March 11th, 2010

This New York Times “On Language” column is from a couple of weeks ago, but it’s clever and educational and portmanteaus (portmanteaux?) are always fun.

Plus I agree with Mr. Garner that blog is “the ugliest neologism of the last century”.

Check out: “Webinar.”