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I was out at a bar when the word "bulge" was misguidedly used in conversation. It just kind of bulged there.

Dec 11, 2013 at 12:30pm | 235 comments

I believe very strongly that language is a living, responsive thing. We are constantly developing news ways of expressing things because we are thinking of new things, conceiving of new possibilities.

Nov 25, 2013 at 12:00pm | 311 comments

"Panties" and "moist" are words you should theoretically be able to bandy about without fear of censure or reprimand at Aunt Phyllis’s garden party.

Feb 22, 2013 at 11:00am | 325 comments

emily added that last tag