Blog: #language

These are my blog posts about human language:

31 Jul 2015:

Lap vs length  also: #swimming

26 Jun 2010:

Missing words

27 Dec 2009:

The Historical Thesaurus of the OED  also: #reference

20 Nov 2009:

On business English  also: #business

16 Sep 2009:

Accidental haikus

25 Mar 2009:

It’s all greek to me

24 Jan 2009:

Arabic logos  also: #typography

20 Nov 2008:

Quick links: Gromit, splitter, typealyzer  also: #animation #games #quick-links

11 Sep 2008:

Reductio ad absurdum

12 May 2008:

Boy vs. girl  also: #society

19 Apr 2008:

Separating sentences  also: #python #site #django #regex

19 Oct 2007:

Why we curse

4 Aug 2007:

Literal answers to rhetorical questions  also: #funny

26 Jul 2007:

Neologasm  also: #blogs

9 Jul 2007:

Hyphenate.py  also: #python #my-code

20 Mar 2007:

Hex words, updated  also: #geeky

1 Jan 2007:

Awesome

14 Oct 2006:

Porter stemming algorithm

7 Dec 2005:

Vowels and consonants

2 Sep 2005:

Database: what’s a base?  also: #databases

27 Aug 2005:

Link grammar parser  also: #tools

18 Aug 2005:

Information Aesthetics blog  also: #art #blogs

18 Aug 2005:

Chuffed

18 Aug 2005:

“Meteoric rise”  also: #space

23 Jul 2005:

Online etymology dictionary  also: #reference

13 Jul 2005:

Abecedarium

12 Jun 2005:

Fifty writing tools

30 Aug 2004:

George Lakoff dissects the war on terror  also: #politics

29 Jun 2004:

Word of the day: verruca

23 Jun 2004:

Boil the ocean  also: #history

18 May 2004:

More timewasting garbage, another copy-editing moron

15 Apr 2004:

How grammatically sound are you?

13 Apr 2004:

Writing exercises for engineers and scientists  also: #education

20 Mar 2004:

Bob’s quick guide to the apostrophe, you idiots

11 Feb 2004:

Cory’s random advice for composition

3 Feb 2004:

Internet anagram server

2 Feb 2004:

Fixing jackals chomp wavy quartz bed

27 Jan 2004:

“Treat yourself well. Everyday.”

19 Nov 2003:

Quick links: Applets, eggs, economists, tetragrams, colors, numbers  also: #art #quick-links

18 Nov 2003:

Words and expressions commonly misused

8 Nov 2003:

OneLook  also: #search

20 Oct 2003:

Google definitions  also: #google

14 Oct 2003:

Wooly-thinker’s guide to rhetoric  also: #funny

25 Sep 2003:

Smicbnalrg lrttees

6 Aug 2003:

New on Google: synonyms  also: #google

5 Jun 2003:

Translation is hard

8 Apr 2003:

Smoke test  also: #testing #printing

31 Jan 2003:

Blugs

12 Jan 2003:

Pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, ...  also: #math

24 Nov 2002:

Growing A Language  also: #programming-languages

24 Oct 2002:

Pretentizoidal

24 Oct 2002:

Pangrams

5 Oct 2002:

The Word Spy  also: #blogs

9 Sep 2002:

Zyghost

15 Jun 2002:

Copy and modify

13 Jun 2002:

The Philosophy of Punctuation

9 May 2002:

Stephen’s Guide to the Logical Fallacies

30 Mar 2002:

The Handbook of Rhetorical Devices

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