The maven is dead, long live the maven.
March 12, 2010 7:38 AM Subscribe
The late William Safire
left behind a language-column vacancy that the NY Times
has been filling with a rotating crew of language experts, some better than others. Now they've announced
their choice for a permanent replacement, and it could hardly be better: Ben Zimmer
, an actual linguist. Reading "On Language" will be slightly less enjoyable for us nitpickers but a lot more informative.
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