This week we talk about a word that has seemingly gained a lot of currency: busted. Listen to Paul Brians discuss the history of this word and its many uses.
While everyone is Ziggying and discussing “A Space Oddity,” this week we are zaggying and talking about the language of Stanley Kubrick’s famous movie whose title served as inspiration for David Bowie.
It feels like a millennium ago, but in fact it was merely last millennium, in 1997, that Paul Brians started his Common Errors in English Usage Web site. In the next two weeks we will be talking about the origins of the site.
Common Errors in English Usage, the site