The word of the day for November 20, 2012: RECEIVED.
Most people (and possibly some of Old Macdonald’s farm animals*) are familiar with the “I before E except after C” rule. But what’s with words like leisure, seizure, weigh, and neighbor? Seriously, what’s with you words? If any of you words happen to […]full article →
In an earlier post, I had mentioned being anti-stupid.
This was in response to multiple (some harsh and rude) allegations of the site being against freedom of speech. This, to me, is not only comical—but the antithesis of oneword.
Rather than being anti-stupid, I would like to offer a revised, more accurate […]full article →
Over the years, I’ve received numerous inquiries from teachers wanting to use oneword.com in their writing classes. Explaining that “they would use it now, but there’s no profanity filter.” I respond cordially. But my gut response is, “fuck that.”
Interesting that a four-letter word or picture of naked human bodies throws everyone into an upheaval. […]full article →