How to Do Things with Words

…and why it matters. Two unrelated links:

meg on the meaning of the phrase “WT,” and how those who use it might benefit from learning to diagram sentences.

And the Globe and Mail on the $2.13 million comma. (Via scribblingwoman.)

One thought on “How to Do Things with Words

  1. PLAYBOY: Do you take Michael Jackson seriously as a songwriter?

    PAUL: No, I don’t particularly admire him as a writer, because he hasn’t

    done much. I admire Stevie Wonder more. And Stephen Sondheim. Probably

    one of the best.

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