August 6th, 2007


etymology rulez

This week’s cover tributary of The Times Literary Supplement is etymologist extraordinary and the patron saint of lonesome computers and far-flung Internet, savvy computer technicians and bungling computer users, innocent schoolchildren and dissipated students, Isidore of Seville: Collapse ) Characteristically, pedantic humor of this transplanted British egghead has been anticipated by a plebeian colonial contributor to Urban Dictionary nearly two years ago.

Crossposted to [info]larvatus and [info]linguaphiles.