Ben Zimmer in Wall Street Journal

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Mon Oct 7 11:26:45 UTC 2013

On 10/7/13 12:00 AM, Automatic digest processor wrote:

I've been noticing a lack of appearance by Ben in the Boston Globe's
Word column: is my impression accurate? Is Ben no longing writing for that?

---Amy West
> Date:    Sun, 6 Oct 2013 16:02:26 -0400
> From:    Ben Zimmer<bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject: Re: Ben Zimmer in Wall Street Journal
> On Sun, Oct 6, 2013 at 2:24 PM, Cohen, Gerald Leonard wrote:
>> >
>> >I just noticed that Ben Zimmer has a column in the Wall Street Journal (Sat./Sun.,
>> >Oct. 5-6, Review Section, p. C6, col. 1): "As Planes Dived, 'Death Spiral' Soared."
>> >A sub-heading adds: "By the Late 1920s, the Phrase Was Picked Up By European
>> >Figure-Skaters."
>> >
>> >Nice going, Ben.
> Thanks, Jerry. I've been writing a weekly column for the WSJ on words
> in the news for a few months now. I'm keeping an archive on my
> website, with links to the columns:
> For columns that are paywalled (including the latest on "death
> spiral"), I include links to Google+ posts that allow non-subscribers
> to get through the paywall. (One can also Google on the column titles
> to get through.)
> --bgz
> --
> Ben Zimmer

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