Featured Topic: Old Words, New Words, Problems Words
Is freshmen binge-watching TV shows the new status quo? In today’s News Roundup.
Featured Topic: New Words
Confused about the word your author just used in a manuscript? Today’s News Roundup has some help for you.
Featured Topic: From Old to New Words
Today’s News Roundup features new words, old words transformed into new words, and the study of regional words.
Featured Topic: Copyediting Style
Although publishers’ styles can be so individual, we try to nail down a few rules in today’s News Roundup.
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.
Featured Topic: Word Love
What copyeditor doesn’t love words? Today’s News Roundup has our first glimpse of Word of the Year contests, a rundown of the exciting changes in the Ngram Viewer, and a great reason to love the mundanity of dictionaries. Happy Friday, word geeks!
Featured Topic: Words to Watch
In today’s News Roundup: Ben Zimmer talks with CMOS about technology’s effect on language. Plus, a new eggcorn to watch for and some fifty-cent words to season a writer’s prose.
Featured Topic: Wordy Questions
Is a word really too new to use? Where are our words coming from? And what happens to words we use a lot? Answers to these questions are in today’s News Roundup.
Featured Topic: Words
Today’s News Roundup is loaded with new words, from portmanteaus to jargon, copyeditors might be seeing in manuscripts.
Featured Topic: Dictionaries
We copyeditors love our dictionaries, whether they cover old or new information. Today’s News Roundup has some of each.
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