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Serendipity on a Saturday Morning: A 98 Year-Old Love Letter

I don’t often go antiquing. When I do, I make a beeline for the boxes of postcards, stacks of old comic books or sheet music, bins filled with catalogs or product manuals, and piles of anything else paper-based (e.g., gum-backed

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Wassup, Banh Mi, and Stonewashed: The OED Entries You DIDN’T Hear About

he internet has been abuzz and atwitter recently about the addition of OMG and LOL to the Oxford English Dictionary. But OMG and LOL are only two entries on a long, varied list of additions to the venerable dictionary. (Fellow

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Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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