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Communication with the Divine is an extraordinary thing, and so most religions have specific, prescribed forms of language for it. How well do they serve the purpose?  Continue reading...
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Many of the names for the most popular foods we associate with Mexico are not of Spanish origin; they come from Nahuatl and they are called by a descendant of their original name today in both Spanish and English.  Continue reading...
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Arika Okrent's new book explores some methods behind the madness of English spelling and expressions.  Continue reading...
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The dictionary that used to reside on the bookshelf lives in the cloud now. Publishers and lexicographers alike have sunk, but some continue to swim.  Continue reading...
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English speakers are comfortable with many plural nouns that take a singular verb, as long as the noun falls into a class that has some familiar companions of the same kind.  Continue reading...
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