Happy 100th birthday to "OMG," which the @OED tracked down in a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill. My latest for @WSJ bit.ly/omgbz
Here's a long thing I wrote for @Slate about @HamiltonMusical and the power of language. slate.com/blogs/lexicon_… #EduHam @Lin_Manuel
Cheers to @Lin_Manuel for coining "fuck-you-itiveness" on @drunkhistory -- you've won a @stronglang Tucker Award!
RIP Yogi Berra, master rhetorician. I wrote about the rhetorical power of Yogi-isms for @Slate: slate.com/blogs/lexicon_…
RIP Sugarhill Gang's Big Bank Hank, whose "Rapper's Delight" verse is cited by @OED as earliest for "fly girl" and "def". cc @theRightRhymes
Time for "Go Set a Watchman" anagrams! "Cat Women Aghast." "Want Same? Gotcha!" And of course, "Megawatt Nachos."