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Talking About Words

Happily ever after?

Nicholas Delbanco strolls down Lovers’ Lane (in the literary sense) and ponders the nature of romance in writing.

The Word on Language and Grammar with Anne Curzan, Part 32

Double negatives

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Anne Curzan can’t get no satisfaction from the idea that two negatives make a positive.

The Word on Language and Grammar with Anne Curzan, Part 33

Eggcorns

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Are you trying to pass mustard for all intensive purposes in a doggy dog world?

The Word on Language and Grammar with Anne Curzan, Part 30

Yup, uh huh, yes

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When it comes to expressing agreement, we can choose from an extensive range of options.