I Wasn't Born This Way. I Choose to Be Gay.
January 28, 2014

Macklemore sends the wrong LGBT message in "Same Love."

A Gender-Neutral Pronoun Won't Work in English. We're Stuck With "She" and "He."
January 24, 2014

It would have saved Grantland some headaches, but it's hopeless.

I Can See You Typing
January 21, 2014

The most awkward feature of online chat.

Internet-Speak is Improving English Because Empathy
January 09, 2014

The real significance of the new "because."

How to Talk to a 'Brocialist'
January 08, 2014

Meet the leftist man with a giant blind spot when it comes to women.

This American Dictionary Is Full of Words You've Never Heard Before
December 18, 2013

There are way more words for soft drinks than just "pop" and "soda."

The Period Is Pissed
November 25, 2013

How that simple dot at the end of the sentence became something you use to tell people you're mad. Right. Now. 

The Most Annoying Thing About Cellphones on Airplanes
November 22, 2013

It's not that travelers have to overhear conversations. It's that the rest of us have to hear them complain about having overheard conversations.

Linguist Says You Can Use ‘Like’ More. He’s, Like, Wrong.
November 01, 2013

If you are under the age of 45, chances are that at some point somebody over the age of 45 has condemned your alleged overuse of the word “like.” This person may or may not have said it politely.

The Golden Age of Grammar Is a Myth
October 22, 2013

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