Taking Selfies: A look at the very popular reflexive pronoun “myself” (and its corresponding partners)/ You’re Saying it Wrong podcast (4/30/21)
We Are Loath (Loathe?) To Confuse These Words: And even more commonly confused words, this time beginning with letters L and M/You’re Saying It Wrong podcast (4/16/21)
To Me or Not To Me: I vs. Me, Her & Him vs. She & He, Them vs. They: A look at pronouns, when to use “I” instead of “me” and vice versa
We’re Incredulous That These Words Are Confused: More commonly confused words/ You’re Saying It Wrong podcast (4/2/21)
To Whom It May Concern, or Who’s on First: The Who/Whom Conundrum: “Who” vs. “whom” and when to use each of them
A Word Or Two About Portmanteaus: Talk about portmanteau words (two words that are “smushed” together to form a new word) /You’re Saying It Wrong podcast (3/19/21)
sibling language experts Kathryn and Ross Petras on whether the way we talk has changed since Biden took office – Leonard Lopate at Large/WBAI Radio , New York
Desultory: Its strange gymnastic roots, or what leaping ancient Roman circus performers have to do with modern unenthusiastic adjectives.
Capricious: The etymological battle between Team Hedgehog and Team Goat
Tossing Words Around Willy-Nilly (from the Oxford comma to nihilism) – You’re Saying It Wrong podcast
All right/Alright: Is alright, er, all right?
sibling language experts Kathryn and Ross Petras on the new language COVID-19 has created – Leonard Lopate at Large/WBAI Radio , New York
Champ at the bit: Move over, popular yet incorrect chomp! A look at the commonly used (but wrong) phrase “chomp at the bit.
Nonplussed: In which we are perplexed by the misuse of a literally perplexing word