Words Fail Me

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Word maven Patricia T. O’Conner explores the complexities of the English language. Today, she answers some listener mail and talks about the language of Halloween.

Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English is available for purchase at

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