Notes on language usage. I didn’t add this category until after musing 650, so there are likely many musings on language missing. I hope to link to them eventually.
Choosing the right word (Musing #657)
If only I could pronounce the right word correctly.
Strunk & White and Williams (Musing #668)
Clearer elements of style.
A number of (Musing #676)
Idioms I should not use.
Busses and bussing (Musing #750)
The number of s’s matters.
A broken record (Musing #824)
Advisor wins! (Musing #833)
Watching spelling policies change.
Conciseness vs. concision (Musing #840)
Difficult issues (Musing #865)
Words that hurt.
Fisking (Musing #937)
A word I had not known.
Wayne State’s 2020 word list (Musing #980)
Fun with words.
Slash and backslash (Musing #1033)
Learn the difference.
Halfway there (Musing #1175)
Inclusion happens gradually.
Terminology (Musing #1198)
Complicated, but sometimes necessarily so.
Another inappropriate B-word (Musing #1256)
Let’s consider each other’s feelings.