Friday, November 28, 2014

Link Mania: Email in the 16th Century?

Ten 'Modern' Words With Literary Origins
The word "email" first appeared in print in 1594. Believe it!


10 Words Every Writer Needs to Know
Including "scripturient" (TWITO, page 133, which calls it an adjective). Apparently you can also be one. Sounds better than "scribbler"?


21 Rhetorical Devices Explained
When I was a kid, my favorite fictional character was Encyclopedia Brown. Those that called him that were engaging in "antiprosopopoeia", which is the opposite of "prosopopoeia" (TWITO, page 116).

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