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681 - 'The Dictionary of Difficult Words,' an Interview with Jane Solomon

Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing - April 22, 2019 18:15 - 35 minutes ★★★★ - 2.3K ratings
Doppelganger, estival, and funambulist. Jane Solomon shares the story behind her new book, "The Dictionary of Difficult Words." FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL | YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/grammargirl |Twitter: http://twitter.com/grammargirl | Facebook: http://facebook.com/grammargirl | Pinterest: http...

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613 - Dictionary.com Starts Defining Emoji (an interview with Jane Solomon)

Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing - March 22, 2018 22:30 - 29 minutes ★★★★ - 2.3K ratings
Dictionary.com has added emoji definitions to its site, and I have an interview with the lexicographer behind the decision, Jane Solomon. Emoji are a lot more linguistically complex than you may imagine. Plus, I remind you of the difference between "aw" and "awe" and the origin that will help you...