My birthday word is "gobbledygook" -- now on the Web of Language

Baron, Dennis E debaron at ILLINOIS.EDU
Sat May 10 00:50:45 UTC 2014

There's a new post on the Web of Language:

My birthday word is "gobbledygook."

The Oxford English Dictionary has an app<> that lets you find your birthday word: a word that entered English the month and year you were born. My birthday word is gobbledygook. The perfect gift for any writer.

Read the whole post here, on the Web of Language:

Dennis Baron

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