Tag: English


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Diva Recommend: Do You Really Know Your Old School English? Today’s rec is something on the light side—a fun test of your knowledge of archaic English. Go ahead and try it, and see if you can beat me. (I came  in at 70%. Barely passing, but I’ll take it.) Guess I’m still not ready to write the great American Middle Ages men as knights novel....

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Divas Recommend Throwing Stones by Ammon Shea   Today I’m going to recommend this guest post on the blog over at Merriam-Webster.com. Ammon Shea does a fine job of pointing out the constant evolution of the English language and gives a warning to usage dictators everywhere in the process. As an editor and a writer, I do appreciate a look into the way that words have...

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