Topic: American Dialect Society
Slim pickings for this year's 'word' prompt the Monitor's language columnist to suggest some rules for dealing with coinages.
12/29/2010 01:17 pm
Word of the year: Austerity, the 14th century noun defined as "the quality or state of being austere" and "enforced or extreme economy," set off enough searches that Merriam-Webster named it as its Word of the Year for 2010, the dictionary's editors announced Monday.
12/20/2010 01:09 pm
Just because you panic over each bill doesn't mean you can't be a good Samaritan.
01/18/2008 12:00 am