While Anne Curzan is on hiatus, MT “resurfaces” an oldie-but-goodie from the late Richard Bailey.
You say comprise, I say compose. Linguist Anne Curzan says we’re both right. Right?
How shall we handle the subtle and undetected changes in English? Anne Curzan knows.
Linguist Anne Curzan goes back in time to commune with werewolves and midwives.
Why is there a “g” in “gnat” and a “k” in knife? And what the heck does “hnecca” mean? Anne Curzan knows.