February 22, 2007

This explains a lot

A sample of Language Log commentary on journalists who took the second option (or its moral equivalent):

"Flacks and hacks and Hitchens" (12/4/2006)
"Alarming decline in literacy among publicists and journalists" (11/12/2006)
"Scottish dialect genetics" (8/27/2006)
"It's always silly season in the (BBC) science section" (8/26/2006)
"Freedom of speech: more famous than Bart Simpson" (3/3/2006)
"Rorschach science" (8/12/2005)
"Another day, another reprinted press release" (4/24/2005)

Posted by Mark Liberman at February 22, 2007 11:21 AM