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Air Quotes, Subprime and Wing Nut officially recognized by Merriam-Webster

As self-proclaimed wordsmiths, Talk PR is excited about Merriam-Webster’s announcement of 100 new additions to the dictionary. Below are just a few of the new additions we found interesting. Air quotes: gesture made by raising and flexing the index and middle fingers of both hands, used to call attention to a spoken word or expression. […]

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on July 7, 2008

Intern Diaries: The Three Rs of Internships

Every career advisor in the country encourages young college students to get internships in order to gain real workplace experience and build their network of references all the while staying positive and enthusiastic even though they’re not getting paid. Give me a break. What students want to hear is “an internship will get you a […]

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on July 3, 2008

“One Million” is Only Two Words

According to Stevenson Swanson in a recent interview with the Raleigh News & Observer, the English language is approaching its millionth word. Swanson, a national correspondent for the Chicago Tribune’s New York office, says that English will have one million words by the end of the year. “English is like an open language that absorbs […]

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on March 12, 2008

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