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Last week, the Word Watch highlighted terms, sex, gender, and nationalist, connected to the man whose language ever makes the headlines: Donald Trump. So, as a lexical palate cleanser, if you will, let’s turn our attention this week to some words made notable by the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. And we’ll cap it off, […]more
As the Bard said, “That time of year thou mayst in me behold” a pumpkin-spice latte–or beer, bubble gum, even burgers, such is the market. While we may have reached so-called “peak pumpkin” this year, the autumn season is indeed one of seasonings, of herbs and spices with the special power to evoke that cozy sense of home. From trade […]more