Language post archive

  1. Loose versus lose
  2. Pareidolia and pattern matching
  3. Why are they called du Pont connectors?
  4. Aerospace engineers are the new rocket scientists
  5. Talking with, not talking to
  6. Elective Surgery is the “micropayments” of health
  7. BitTorrent language
  8. Mispronunciations I remember
  9. A hot dog is not a sandwich
  10. Let’s circle back on this nuanced lede
  11. B-words that are a letter off another
  12. The No. abbreviation for number
  13. Vintage social network sentences
  14. Leigh Dodds on in-language
  15. Account spam from @PayPal?
  16. Programming language names
  17. Redundancy in IT isn’t
  18. I knew a guy, he called it shut put
  19. The word “best”
  20. When did it become: “delivered to your inbox”?
  21. Bear identification
  22. Something incoherent for the week’s end
  23. That’s a few typos
  24. The @elkeee schooling me on obliviousness
  25. Aiyo in the Oxford English Dictionary
  26. Verbal ticks that never change
  27. What Americans don’t understand about Australia
  28. Tech people starting their sentences with “So, ...”
  29. The ignominy of relegation
  30. Mathematician’s answer, via Screenbeard
  31. Don’t write “how it looks like”
  32. You can (not) bracket
  33. Hackers are malicious
  34. Acronym Finder isn’t one
  35. Word of the day: Diffident
  36. Today’s word: Allocable
  37. Friday Fanmail: Machon SERP, and a novella quote
  38. Algorithms directing art
  39. CSS didn’t decouple content from presentation
  40. Wikipedia’s mathematics articles need work
  41. Yahoo Groups deletion follow up
  42. Relieved to see Perl 6 being renamed
  43. Disambiguating licence plates
  44. Capitalise first letter in Perl
  45. Type fast and break prose
  46. Lateral thinking: sponges
  47. After the jump
  48. Peter Cook and Microsoft Bob on The Bard
  49. Self-redundancy
  50. Publuc keys
  51. A dodgy English sentence on USB keys
  52. Ports
  53. A YouTube Overwatch video
  54. Want better platitudes? Ask bigger marketing
  55. WordNet and Problematical
  56. Addressable SMB
  57. Confirm shaming
  58. Trying Grammarly
  59. The G in PNG and JPG
  60. Das FütenBaum
  61. A Californian rooter van
  62. Yeah but, y’know, caffeine butter
  63. GitHub supported manifest files
  64. Gotten
  65. This press release is excited!
  66. Dat sentence
  67. Eschewing (gesundheit) the word just
  68. The best thesaurus sentence of 2016
  69. Water stars
  70. Words that must die #0
  71. Veraciously voracious!
  72. Now I know how it feels to talk to me
  73. #Anime Croque-Monsieur Coquettishness?
  74. Maintaining my spelling
  75. Profanity
  76. After the jump… into a BP lake
  77. Whopping 7% of Americans on Twitter
  78. Losing my mind, loosly
  79. Conflicting xml:lang attribute woes