It’s the sound of word lovers mobilizing to save their favorite bits of under-used English from the dustbin of diction. From the Times (U.K.): Dictionary compilers at Collins have decided that the word list for the forthcoming edition of its largest volume is embrangled with words so obscure that they are linguistic recrement. Such words,… Continue reading »
A new, occasional feature for those I-got-the-diction-blues days, which get more frequent the more time I spend online. Today’s entries: access, process, networked, friend (as a verb).