Monthly Archives: August 2011

Meanings: “Intellectual”

August 18, 2011 “Intellectual” as in “intellectual property.”  Geoffrey Pullam at Language Log wonders whether it makes sense for Kim Kardashian’s lawyer to assert that “Kim Kardashian’s identity and persona are valuable. When her intellectual property rights are violated, she … Continue reading

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Dismantling a Treehouse

August 10, 2011 I’ve been away much of the last two weeks at a family summer cottage on the coast of Maine, away from TV and internet — hence I’ve posted very little here.  One occupation of the past few … Continue reading

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