CRITICAL LINKING: December 6, 2011

Our daily round-up of bookish links. Tastes great with coffee.


“95% or more of all writers sold their own manuscripts directly to editors.”

Ah, 1940.


“This is a bleak but mesmerizing piece of filmmaking; it offers a glancing, chilled view of a world in which brief moments of loyalty flicker between repeated acts of betrayal.”

Told ya.


“I have learned, however, that people interested in English usage already have an established name for the words in question, which may suffice: They’re known as misles.”

Of course the term for frequently mispronounced words could be pronounced about 57 ways.



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