There is also a semi-defunct word-stuff blog here.
I have written:
The Hundred Dresses, a field guide to dresses.
Weird and Wonderful Words, More Weird and Wonderful Words, and Totally Weird and Wonderful Words. (Protip: if you’re going to buy one of these, buy Totally, it’s the combination of the first two plus … extra words.)
- Verbatim: From the bawdy to the sublime, the best writing on language for word lovers, grammar mavens, and armchair linguists
Essays of mine also appear in:
- The short story “Not Waving But Drowning” appears in the anthology The Machine of Death. You can hear me reading it here.
in The New York Times:
- The Wise Words of Maya Angelou. Or Someone, Anyway. (Op-Ed April 9, 2015)
- Using Undictionaried Words, (Opinionator June 4, 2012)
- Redefining Definition (On Language December 17, 2009)
- Corpus (On Language July 29, 2007)
- Lexicographer (On Language November 11, 2004)
- Neologist (On Language, August 25, 2002)
at The Pastry Box Project:
- Thank You So Much For Your Email!, (July 1, 2015)
- Why Women Cry, Or, Wenches With Wrenches, (May 1, 2015)
- On “Futurekindness”, (March 11, 2015)
- Of course “twerk” belongs in the dictionary—it’s been around for 20 years, (Quartz, August 30, 2013)
- Five Things I Learned as a Female Founder (Huffington Post, February 4, 2014)
- Stitches and startups: 5 entrepreneurial lessons from my life as a dressmaker (Upstart Business Journal, August 20, 2014)
- Faved for Posterity (Offscreen Magazine, No. 12)
- Bin Ladens, Tubmans, and Benjamins: What we talk about when we talk about cash (Timeline, May 10, 2016)