Featured Topic: Old Words, New Words
In today’s News Roundup, we gather advice on using old words and look at a few new ones.
- “Dude!”: Dude may be 130 years old, but it’s still slangy and informal. (Lingua Franca)
- “New Words – 21 October 2013”: Ghost money makes an appear in Cambridge Dictionaries Online’s new word list. (About Words)
- “Down Syndrome or Down’s Syndrome?: Possessive Eponyms in Medical Terminology”: Medical copyeditors should pay special attention to eponymous medical terminology. (The American Heritage Dictionary Blog)