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Has “Jumped the Shark” Jumped the Shark?

A specific (mis-)use of language smacked me upside the head (…figuratively…) recently and it deserves coverage here. Do you know the phrase “jumped the shark?” Many of us do. But someone apparently doesn’t, because he used it to mean something … Continue reading

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WOTY (Word of the Year) 2013 — 1 of 2

It’s that time of year again…when everyone and his brother comes out with their word of the year (“WOTY“) selection, or their lists of words that were most important or influential in the past year. As I’ve done the past … Continue reading

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