Word Maven Patricia T. O'Conner

Patricia T. O'Conner answers questions about the English language and grammar. Today she's focusing on words that have come back from the dead. Call us at 212-433-9692, or leave a comment below. Her new book is Origins of the Specious: Myths and Misconceptions of the English Language.

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