Tuesday, March 01, 2005

More branching out

I found another blog that looks promising: The Language Guy.

It's run by Mike Geis, who writes: "I switched my focus from theoretical linguistics to more humanistic pursuits, applying what I had learned as a theortical linguist to such areas as advertising, politics, journalism, the law, and conversation."

Already, he's written about "up to" and "more for less" claims in ads, a pet peeve ("refute" being used instead of "rebut"), and neologisms.

So far, it's been good reading.


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