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The Word on Language and Grammar with Anne Curzan, Part 26

Picture this

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If we get “emoticon” by joining “emote” and” icon,” where do “emojis” come from? Anne Curzan explains.

The Word on Language and Grammar with Anne Curzan, Part 25

Heard on campus

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Anne Curzan traces the origins of DIY and TMI, and introduces us to the term “initialism.”

Life Itself

Frank Beaver reflects on the “imperturbable power” of a good documentary.