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The 20 Best Books for Language Lovers

I recently came across a blog that highlights the 20 best books for language lovers, and I was honored to see that my book (Literally, the Best Language Book Ever) made the list! If you love language, there are many … Continue reading

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Words Worthy of Being Trashed

While I may have written a book on the topic (Literally, the Best Language Book Ever), it’s good to know that I’m not the only one who thinks that some words, phrases, and expressions deserve to be tossed into the … Continue reading

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Interview: A New Definition, Thanks to Randy Moss

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever I love it when professional athletes talk. If it’s not a humorous mixture of mangled cliches and mixed metaphors, then it’s some outlandish, self-centered statement that only a media … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Bank Robber Decides to Not Wait for Police

By Paul Yeager, author of Literally, the Best Language Book Ever Headline in today’s Daily Collegian, which is the excellent student newspaper at Penn State: Bank Robber Flees Scene. I have to admit that I was not surprised by that–rarely … Continue reading

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Talk Offline

As I mentioned in Literally, the Best Language Book Ever, it’s not surprising that many language trends begin at work since we spend so much time there. Talking offline is certainly one of those trendy phrases–one that started several years … Continue reading

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Gone Fishin’

We have not taken a blog vacation since we started in December 2007, so don’t you think it’s about time we do?  We do–and we’ll resume regular posting in about two weeks (at the start of September). We will continue … Continue reading

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The Snuggie–Make it Stop

In Literally, the Best Language Book Ever,  the chapter called You Thought You Were Clever, But… includes statements (often attempts at humor) that were clever at one point, but overuse means that they’re now as funny and charming as being … Continue reading

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