More Links for Wacky Word Geeks

Hi Writers,
Mark Peters of wordlustitude (see posts below) asked me to post the following comment. Here it is:

Thanks for the link, Maria!
I’d gladly cop to the title of loony lexicologist. I consider the main purpose of the site to be humor–though it’s definitely adult humor that’s not for everyone, and I collect rare words from any source whatsoever. Sorry Michael! But I’ve been tickled that professional linguists and lexicographers have taken an interest in the site too. I got a great link this week from Ben Zimmer’s blog at Oxford University Press, where he explains what kind of words I collect better than I do:
  I first became interested in ephemeral (or nonce) words from this great book about the unique language of Buffy the Vampire Slayer:
  That’s a book that Buffy-lovers or word-lovers should enjoy.
  And, without going too far off topic or too garishly into self-promotion, I can’t resist getting in a plug for my language column as well:

-Mark Peters

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  1. MJ

    Maria, I’ve been enjoying your blogroll, and I believe that the blogs you’ve chosen thus far have helped in my writing. This is a great resource for writers. I hope you don’t mind, but I’ve added you to my blog list. Thanks, MJ


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