You may have heard some of the recent hubbub about law school graduates' lack of preparation for the real world of law practice. Well, just in time for new associates to get the training they need to hit the ground running, PLI is offering a
It's that time again. My annual writing program for PALS (Practicing Attorneys for Law Students, a minority mentoring organization)
Apparently there are no wrong answers. This image from Wikipedia illustrates the many ways his name can be spelled in transliteration. I love that the only thing everyone agrees on is that his first name starts with M and ends with r. (from Wikipedia via
And no, I don’t mean what can blogging do for you, emotionally, financially, existentially or otherwise. What I mean is: where does the word blog come from? As promised in yesterday’s Blog you and your momma, too post, here’s the etymology, according to the late, great William Safire: Blog is a shortening of Web log. That’s all, folks. Simple as pie. Safire explained it in a 2002 On Language column; the earliest usage Safire found was in 1999. What’s interesting is what the word’s origin says about how blogging has transformed since then. As Safire explained back in 2002: [A blog] is a Web site belonging to some average but opinionated Joe or Josie who [...]
Many of you have long suspected it, and now it’s official: I am a non-sequitur. Yesterday’s pls clarify Blawg Review was included in
Blawg Review is a weekly roundup of juicy posts from around the law blogosphere.
Thoughts on the Huck Finn controversy? I can
Today, M-W released its list of the 10 words