In a time of muddled language and words losing all meaning, it falls to the best and brightest among us to engage in a heroic effort to make language correspond to reality again, a Herculean, Confucius-inspired work of rectification of … Continued
Have you ever wanted to write like a classic? Have you wondered how do they (or we) do it? Here’s how to copy the styles of your favourite writers, from A to Z (which is me). Aldous Huxley: accurately predict … Continued
In what must be the world record for the least clickbaity article in the history of mankind, I will show you why dictionaries are wrong about the origin of the word “hedgehog”. You may think it’s simple and self-evident, “hedge+hog”, … Continued
Thanks to quantum physics, we’re now able to name a phenomenon literally older than mankind. I’ve just invented Schrödinger’s farts – farts that exist in several states of matter simultaneously, until measured.