I'll be talking about "words of the summer" (starting off with "skadoosh," of course, and covering the inevitable "staycation"). The toll-free call-in number is 1-800-486-8655, or 227-2050 in the Milwaukee area. If you or your readers have got any good new summery words, I'll try to mention them.Don't miss this one!
Thursday, July 10, 2008
OK, no matter how busy I am, I have to note this: Lexicographer and all-around notable linguist Ben Zimmer has just emailed to say that he's going to be on "At Issue With Ben Merens" on WPR tomorrow (Friday), from 5 to 6 pm Central time. Here's the core of his note: