I may not have been writing much (or at all!) lately, but I was definitely still reading as much as I could. I just don’t feel normal unless I’m reading something. Here’s a run-down of some of the best pieces on language I found over the past few weeks. So after the barbecues, fireworks, and hangovers, maybe you’ll have something entertaining to read to get you through the post-holiday letdown.
Though I only linked to one or two posts from each blog, I strongly suggest you stick around these sites and go through more of their posts. They’re all quite awesome.
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I hope Epitaph Records will forgive me for stealing and slightly altering the title of their 1998-2005 compilation of punk songs. My punishment should be to have an annoying song stuck in my head all day long. Instead, I’ll probably wimp out and listen to The Hives.
By Monday evening, I will be finished with instruction for the Spring semester. Perhaps when you are reading this, I will already be dancing on the table sedately celebrating the end of lesson planning for another term. I will still be grading papers and tests and figuring final course grades over the next week and a half, however, and by the end of it all, there will be no doubt about it. There will be dancing. On the table. With no photographic evidence of such.
While I’m working on a longer post for later this week, here are the links to some really interesting things I’ve seen around the Web in the last week or so. Continue reading →