Poultry, domestic fowl, or chicken?

The dangers of synonyms. Read More...

Details, details…

Description isn't exactly a science... Read More...

That which is

What’s in a word? Read More...

Blankety-blank

Strong language, strong meaning, or both? Read More...

You understand, right?

We rely on commonalities to communicate. Read More...

To split or not to split?

A grammar myth (or at least an oddity). Read More...

Relativity

There can be a wide gap between “must” and “ought.” Read More...

Calendar Connections

Reflections on the origins of our calendar, and several associated myths. Read More...

Begging the Question

A misunderstood phrase. Read More...