12/11/12 News Roundup
Merriam-Webster fans the flames of Word of the Year fever. Also in today’s News Roundup: editing prompts, freelancer habits, confusables, and hated words.
“2012: The Year in Words”: What words did you look up in 2012? (Merriam-Webster Online)
More great articles
- “Using Editing Prompts: Reminders of the Editor You Want to Be”: Use this first prompt to become a better editor. (PublishEd Adelaide)
- “7 Habits of Highly Effective Freelancers”: Foster these habits and increase your bottom line. (Forbes)
- “Lightning, Lightening or Lighting?”: A quick lesson on distinguishing between these confusables. (LibroEditing)
- “Words We ‘Literally’ Want Out of the Dictionary”: We all have words we love to hate. (Here and Now)