And now a look at words in the wild:
Auto-antonyms and other unusuable terms.
Twitter founders used a print dictionary to determine the now-ubiquitous brand name. #longreads
Ben Schott makes up 17 funny and useful words based on absurd Germanic compounds.
Is the Internet killing non-Latin alphabets? No, it might be saving them.
Predictions for next week’s language news:
More musicians/celebrities/sycophants will write open letters to Miley Cyrus about her grammar use.
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