Use of the English Language

I realize that speakers of a language are free to use that language in any way that they wish in order to communicate with others, and that anything I happen to think or say about such usage will probably do very little to influence trends within usage. Nevertheless, there are a number of uses of […]

Top 5 Viewed Posts of 2019

Stan and I have taken a brief break from posting for the past couple of months, due to general busyness and adapting to new circumstances, but we are back. For our first post, of 2020, we wanted to take a look at our most viewed posts in 2019 and highlight them for you. In reverse […]

New Blog

Why another blog in an already crowded blogosphere? Good question (since you asked). The three contributors here discussed it for some time before we agreed to collaborate on this one. There are a lot of blogs out there that represent the singular positions of their writers. Many of them are much the same—with occasional postings, unhelpful book […]