The Compulsive Copyeditor

July 1, 2009

Usage Find of the Day

Filed under: language degenerating,Usage Find of the Day — amba12 @ 6:04 pm

This issue has submerged up on several popular blogs . . .

~ Why Twitter Might Sink

(There’s a good new word in there, though, probably new only to me:  followship.)

(Just so you know:  just because I am The Compulsive Copyeditor, it doesn’t mean I’ll write off a post like this one that’s a copyediting disaster.  It’s written by an Australian sixteen-year-old who’s bravely wading into the blogosphere, it makes a really good point, and its (I wrote “it’s”!) determination to own and use language without having mastered it is part of the post’s charm.  When I read something like this, I hit the Copyeditor’s mute button and enjoy.  Unless the tweeter is advertising editing services.)


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