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Students can use sheffieldwind.com's free resources to improve their literacy skills any time, from any device. Find out how to help your learner get the most out of the platform while they're learning from home. Continue reading...
Selfies haven't been around that long, but the way some people love to love themselves is as old as the ancient Greek myth about poor old Narcissus. June 21 is National Selfie Day, so it's a fine time to look at words related to this modern form of self-absorption. Continue reading...
Laughter is always good medicine, and today the Internet has put at our disposal the ability to draw it out through the combination in unexpected ways of two things that pervade modern culture: pictorial representation and vernacular language. Continue reading...
Topics: Fun Language Online
HuffPost Live hosted a chat about the uncertain future of dictionaries in the digital era. Among the panelists was our own Ben Zimmer, who talked about how the move away from the printed page opens up exciting new possibilities for what a dictionary can do. Continue reading...
In an interview with BBC Future, Ben Zimmer, executive editor of sheffieldwind.com and the Visual Thesaurus, weighed in on the question, "Is technology changing language?" Watch this video to find out why the pace of change in language right now makes this an "exhilarating time." Continue reading...
For my latest appearance on Slate's Lexicon Valley podcast, I quizzed the hosts Mike Vuolo and Bob Garfield about a five-letter word that seemed to spring out of nowhere in online usage about a decade ago but in fact has roots that are centuries old: snark. Continue reading...
Like has a new meaning. The word used to mean 'feel affection for,' 'take pleasure in,' or 'enjoy.' Now, thanks to Facebook, like can also mean, "Yes, I read what you wrote," or just a noncommittal "uh huh." Continue reading...
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