As a lawyer, writer, and general nerd, I consider myself a bit of a grammar and usage stickler. Language is always changing, though, and there are many rules to keep straight, so when I’m not sure about something, I look it up. That’s what I did recently when I came across a post on social media declaring that people shouldn’t use the word “entitled” when they really mean “titled” (when referring to the name of a book, for example). This person vehemently insisted that a book could not be “entitled” anything, but could only be “titled.” It turns out he was wrong, though I’m not sure he could be convinced. Read more
I listen to a lot of podcasts while driving, working out, and doing chores around the house. In this weekly feature, I’ll tell you about one episode I particularly enjoyed that week. (I do not receive any compensation for these recommendations.)
I had a hard time choosing a podcast for this post because I listened to several this week that were so good. The one I initially selected is pretty short, so I decided to pick a second bonus episode this time.