The phenomenon of sacres, or taboo words that start from fairly innocuous beginnings.
Read poetry and essays on Tomas Transtromer.
Is anonymity on the Internet linguistically possible?
Happy birthday to the North American Review!
Flannery O'Connor is being honored by a new stamp, which will be released on June 5th.
Famous science-fiction novelist Isaac Asimov called for more engineers and scientists in the world and less glorifying of idiocy in entertainment.
The Lorne Malvo character on the new Fargo TV series, is like the character Satan in Mark Twain's final novel, The Mysterious Stranger.
Celebrating the hard-boiled detective writer Dashiell Hammett's birthday.
secret language games or ludlings, have been serious business for young people across the ages.
Read an early scholarly essay of reported Poltergeists.