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Anne Curzan sounds off on the battle between these indefinite articles.
Are you trying to pass mustard for all intensive purposes in a doggy dog world?
Anne Curzan can’t get no satisfaction from the idea that two negatives make a positive.
Anne Curzan flips through the first English dictionary, published in London in 1604.
When it comes to expressing agreement, we can choose from an extensive range of options.
How and when should we use these interjections? Anne Curzan explains.
Anne Curzan examines the subtleties between these sensory sounds.
Have you ever scored a hat trick? Changed at the drop of a hat? Been mad as a hatter?
How do you feel about cigaret? Wuz? Nemonia? Anne Curzan explores spelling reform — and resistance.