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On Language

Worst Words Of 2010:

WNYC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ben Zimmer, New York Times magazine's "On Language" columnist and executive producer of the Visual Thesaurus, discusses the worst words of 2010--from ...

Ben Zimmer New 'On Language' Columnist: New York Times Magazine Names William Safire Successor

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times Magazine has named Ben Zimmer its "On Language" columnist. Zimmer, described in the Times' announcement as a linguist and lexicogr...

The Torturous Logic of The New York Times

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

With President Bush's veto this weekend of a bill to outlaw the CIA's use of waterboarding, torture now becomes officially codified U.S. policy. But you'd never know it from the reading the Times.