Section Archive:
Language

February 2007
Gertrude Stein’s Radical Grammar
“Revolting” question marks, codependent commas, and the apostrophes that speak to our weakness
October 2006
Dictation-bound
Forget spelling bees - for a real challenge, try the Dictée des Amériques
October 2004
Eloquence Lost
On Abraham Lincoln, The O.C., and the demise of the typographical mind
April 2004
Idiom-proof
Why can’t the Canadian dialect match others for sparkle?
February 2004
MSN Spoken Here
The lingo springing from the computer keyboard is the way we write
November 2003
Lingua Franchise
Mat saleh calling it English killer language. Wah. For chiak kantang, salary-men it a bit the different, lah?
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