Category Archives: vocabulary

Carter, Mason, Hunter: Vocation Names for Boys

When we give boys names once based in occupations, are we unconsciously hearkening back to a time when a man was known by his expertise and good reputation? Continue reading

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How To Raise Word Nerds

Oh they think they’re having fun, but they’re building better vocabularies and learning to love words. Muh ha ha. Continue reading

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Conduct Human Experiments of the Word Kind

Experiment on your children, co-workers, neighbors, and friends are excellent experimental subjects. Come on, it’s a good cause… Continue reading

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