Because Internet by Gretchen McCulloch

Because Internet delved into how (American) English evolved with the internet. The book had a good concept and a good start. I was amused to learn what kind of internet person (there are different waves and subgroups) I was. McCulloch also tackled internet slang (up until the book was published in 2019), which was quiteContinue reading “Because Internet by Gretchen McCulloch”

Why and How I Annotate My Books

I started annotating books in 2018, when my then-manager started a team “book club” to discuss Conscious Business. I did not love the book, but ever the teacher’s pet overachiever, I told myself I was going to read my manager’s bible the book thoroughly, so I brought out the highlighters and the post its. AnnotatingContinue reading “Why and How I Annotate My Books”

Reading the OED by Ammon Shea

Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages is as nerdy and niche as it sounds. Some people take pleasure in reading the dictionary, and some people (who claim they would never read the dictionary) are curious how that would be like. I love languageā€”I love how it evolves over time, and I loveContinue reading “Reading the OED by Ammon Shea”