James Harbeck is a professional word taster and sentence sommelier (an editor trained in linguistics). He is the author of the blog Sesquiotica and the book Songs of Love and Grammar.
'I know, right?': The anatomy of a wonderfully nonsensical phrase
How Donald Trump hypnotized America
How to identify Asian, African, and Middle Eastern alphabets at a glance
How to identify any language at a glance
10 commonly abused psychology words — and what they really mean
Almost every language has a word for 'Christmas.' Few reference Christ.
Is an emoji a word? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
5 subtle sounds that English speakers have trouble catching
How the Thanksgiving turkey was named after the country Turkey