Today on the News Roundup: Everyone needs a conversation starter. Also, the word of the year.
How to write sample code: Great tips for quick developer’s code. (FFeathers)
The Word of the Year for 2013 is “marriage”: According to the United States Supreme Court. (The Web of Language)
Kate Brubeck on breathing life into language: An insight from teacher at Mills College. (Sin & Syntax)
Word Wise: Etymology Saves the Day: If you need a conversation starter. (TechWhirl)