They Is Okay

I don’t have the wherewithal at the moment to do a diachronic* linguistic usage survey of the word “they.” (Or rather, like most bloggers, I lack the willingness to let such a survey delay rushing…

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Words of Wisdom on the Blogosphere from One of its Doyens

iMonk shares some trenchant blogosphere insight, well worth a read for bloggers and those who love them. A “Blogging Philosofesto” is percolating, fermenting, and languishing in my own queue at this moment.

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Literal Exegetical Announcement

To echo the words of Matthew 1:18, Μy wife “has been found in stomach having” (εὑρέθη ἐν γαστρὶ ἔχουσα ἐκ ἀνδρὸς αὐτῆς). Just yesterday we saw our baby for the first time. We witnessed an…

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Logos Survey

Logos’ revamped survey is asking users if they have Kindles. That can only mean that they’re thinking of opening up a way for Logos content to be used on portable reading devices, something I’ve been…

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Pogue on Religion

Ever since I read this line a few weeks ago from my favorite tech reviewer, David Pogue, it has struck me as the solution to the Mac vs. PC debate: There are two kinds of…

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Usage Determines Meaning—Ad Nauseam

Usage, ah, Usage… What a fickle goddess! No hobgoblin of little minds are you! At the end of blog posts for the last few years (notably those of JT), bloggers have been including “Hat Tips,”…

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