Tag Archives: etymology

In Other Words (revised)

I love words. That’s why I was an English teacher. I stressed vocabulary learning in every class I taught. “The limits of my language are the limits of my world” was one of my favorite axioms I employed in my classes. I … Continue reading

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Memes

I must confess that I’m writing about something about which I know almost nothing. Occasionally a word creeps into the lexicon and you hear it repeated over and over until you either figure out what it means, you go to … Continue reading

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Bloggulating

A few days ago, I was sitting with my partner and Ed Cureg, a close friend from Washington, D.C. We were talking about my blogging. My friend asked how long I had been blogging and how had I gotten the … Continue reading

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