April 2008

Blizzard

April 7, 2008

Snowmen on Brighton beach, 6 April 2008 A modern word, probably more or less onomatopœic; suggestive words are blow, blast, blister, bluster. The French blesser, to wound, has also been conjectured, but there is nothing to indicate a French...

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Posted by céline on April 7, 2008
Words

The end of the line for the semicolon?

April 4, 2008

The semicolon is facing grave danger. Let's save it! Unfortunately I have no time to explain why we should, as I'm fighting with boxes and work in equal measure. I'd still like to hear what you think....

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Posted by céline on April 4, 2008
Technical corner