Howdy Butter Lambs! Another work week has come to a close and, as usual, the BL is celebrating the weekly 55-hour escape from stupid work with some articles about dictionaries and the words they contain.
News Item of the Week
25 Great Insults From 18th Century British Slang
And the rest ….
“TTC”, “VBAC” and Other Parenting Slang Added to Dictionary
Merriam-Webster disses host for using ‘pissant’ to describe Tom Brady’s daughter
What is the best dictionary for word lovers?
Merriam-Webster Breaks Down Use Of Singular ‘Their’ In Quirky Limerick
The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Following Our “Way of Life”
Breathing new life into old words
And here are some items from the Butter-Lamb that you may have missed!
Happy Candlemass, Marmot Planting Day (in honor of Groundhog’s Day)
The Fascicle Heard ‘Round the World
My Awkward Past with Heuristic