TO GRAMMAR’S HOUSE
From “front-runner” to “casino mogul,” editors must be careful when applying identifying words and phrases to people.
IDEAS | THE WORD
- Who coined the longest nonsense word in America? It’s a touchy subject.
What pronouns say about our personality
- The way in which we use pronouns such as I, you, or him - or choose not to use them - reveals quite a bit about our personalities but not necessarily in the ways we might think. That’s the premise of a new book, “The Secret Life of Pronouns,” by psychologist James Pennebaker, which hits bookstores on Aug. 30 and draws some surprising conclusions.