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Word study: Retronym

Word study: Retronym

Remember how excited I got when I discovered contronyms?! That ebullience is back, baby! Last night, I learned another cool term: retronym*. (Hat tip to Kory Stamper's excellent Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries.) *“retronym,” Merriam-Webster.com...

That’s a wrap on 2023

That’s a wrap on 2023

We're shuttering the factory for the close of the year, returning to our posts on 3 January. Best wishes from all of us to all of y'all for a terrific end of 2023 and fantastic 2024! P.S. They call me DJ Holly Day this time of year. Check out my Spotify playlist....

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