Tag Archives: Ben Schott

Schott’s Vocab: The Pondonome Scores!

Ben Schott’s blog at The New York Times features a vocabulary contest each weekend. This last one: Bluetooth-Ache This weekend, co-vocabularists have generously proposed modern maladies. As ever, it’s the taking part that counts. The following took part especially well: … Continue reading

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Schott’s Vocab Weekend Competition: Misfortune Cookies

This weekend, co-vocabularists are invited to devise fortune cookie wisdom fit for our times – and share cookie quotes they have actually unwrapped. Schott’s Vocab – Schott’s Vocab Blog – NYTimes.com Mine is #54. Go vote for it! Early, but … Continue reading

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Goest to Eleven

Weekend Competition: Thou Shalt Not… This weekend, co-vocabularists are invited to submit proposals for an eleventh commandment. Weekend Competition: Thou Shalt Not… – NYTimes.com Mine is #53. Goest thou and vote there for, early and often.      

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A Book of Uncommon Prayer

Schott’s Vocab has posted the weekly competition, which is: This weekend, co-vocabularists of all faiths are invited to share their prayers. From daily prayers and prayers of confession to grace after mealsand prayers before bed – all forms of verbal worship are … Continue reading

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Forecast: Cloudy With Widely Scattered Pancakes

from Ben Schott: Pancake People Description of the Internet generation, whose knowledge is wide but shallow. Pancake People – NYTimes.com

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Sniff My What?

The word du jour from Schott’s Vocab is History Sniffing Go thou thence, and discover.

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