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I'm a copy editor, book designer, language writer, and linguist. I write about editing, usage, and linguists at my blog Arrant Pedantry, and I write the column "Grammar on the Edge" for "Copyediting" newsletter.
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Branding Weirds Language
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When the Wrong Word Just Sounds Better
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Minds, Bodies, and Verbs
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For Presidents' Day: Where Did "President" Come From Anyway?
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Don't Eighty-Six That Etymology!
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