Ben Zimmer in Wall Street Journal

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 7 14:25:24 UTC 2013

On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 7:26 AM, Amy West 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?

Had to give up writing the Globe column when I started the WSJ column.
The Globe Ideas editors have continued "The Word" as a roughly
biweekly column on language, though a regular columnist hasn't been


>> 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.)

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