Thursday, February 19, 2009
Colbert had a whole bit the other night about having a "word czar". Sadly, he proposes Michael Steele. That's not change we can believe in, Stephen. Let's go with one of the new generation of superstar lexicographers. Ben Zimmer or Erin McKean would be good, or others, but it's gotta be somebody we see regularly at the American Dialect Society's Word of the Year sessions.