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Grateful and Gracious Nov. 08, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: Our best friend's son just got married in July. We gave them a generous check as a gift ... Read More

Cosmic Tunnel of Love Jun. 24, 2019

Horoscopes by Holiday

Tunnels of love are the same as other tunnels — disorienting, contracting the entire world int... Read More

This 'Calling Card' Hasn't Expired Jan. 09, 2019

The Word Guy

When a TV weather forecaster described a November blast of cold air as "winter's calling card," I wo... Read More

Words That Go Bump in the Night Dec. 26, 2018

The Word Guy

As a young graduate student, I once took a flight to Minneapolis that left LaGuardia Airport in New ... Read More

What Are the Rules for 'Fewer' and 'Less'? Dec. 19, 2018

The Word Guy

My seventh-grade English teacher, Mrs. Morris, was a formidable and forthright woman. And when it ca... Read More

Political Potshots Have Always Packed Punch Dec. 05, 2018

The Word Guy

If you think today's political insults are nasty, consider these mud bombs hurled at Presidents Ulys... Read More

New Books on Language Bring Holiday Cheer Nov. 21, 2018

The Word Guy

There's no place like tome for the holidays. These new books will delight the word-lovers on your sh... Read More

Linguistic Disputes Can Pack a Punch Nov. 14, 2018

The Word Guy

Heated controversies over proper usage can lead to food fights at faculty clubs and fisticuffs on co... Read More

Kudos to Congress and Netanyahu Jan. 27, 2015

David Limbaugh

Kudos to Congress for inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak at a joint session... Read More