Sunday, July 26, 2009

Monitor New Words/Phrases via Schott’s Vocab

From Ben Schott’s Web Site (New York Times):

Schott’s Vocab is a repository of unconsidered lexicographical trifles - some serious, others frivolous, some neologized, others newly newsworthy.

Each day, Schott’s Vocab explores news sites around the world to find words and phrases that encapsulate the times in which we live or shed light on a story of note.

If language is the archives of history, as Emerson believed, then Schott’s Vocab is an attempt to index those archives on the fly.

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