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Word of the Year (WOTY) 2016: Part 2. This is not fake news!

At last, for your reading pleasure (or displeasure, as the case may be): the second part of the annual wrap-up of Word of the Year (WOTY) selections and related topics (part one is here). It’s already late January of 2017, … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Teaching Fiction

There’s a quote, widely attributed to Mark Twain, which suggests that on the scale of relative falsehood, there are lies, damned lies, and statistics, each worse than the last. This concept was brought to mind recently during a writing discussion, … Continue reading

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