Taking a Break for Writers


All of us can use a little diversion in the midst of the pursuit of proper word usage, grammar, and punctuation for our literary works. This week, I found more interesting and also amusing articles. I hope you like them too.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Colorful words for the autumn season.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/color-word-origins/feuille-morte

It started with the soup.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/miscellany-hodgepodge-menagerie-collections/hodgepodge

No-holds-barred.

https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/all-the-way-words-for-when-youre-not-holding-back/to-the-teeth

Oxford Dictionaries

Wake up and smell the coffee!

https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2016/09/language-of-coffee/

There are more ways than one to talk about run.

https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2016/04/run-phrases/

Running sometimes involves roads.

https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2016/03/road-expressions/

Dictionary.com

Ahoy there!

http://www.dictionary.com/e/s/nautical-words-you-use/#avast-mateys

Parlez-vous pirate?

http://www.dictionary.com/e/s/talk-like-a-pirate/#parlay-the-pirate-code

Understand the millennials.

http://www.dictionary.com/e/s/slang-watch-2017/?param=HP#speak-with-the-times

Happy Writing (and reading) :->

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