Word of the Week: To Do Justice

Today's Word of the Week comes after a long hiatus—I started a new job, spent a couple weeks in my M.F.A. residency, and found myself swept up in the holiday to-do lists. Now I find myself writing at the end of the year, so it seems fitting to look back at the words that most … Continue reading Word of the Week: To Do Justice

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Word of the Week: Barbecue

Today's Word of the Week is from my friend Jess, who was curious about barbecue. The word immediately sparked another question for me—how the heck is it spelled, anyway? BBQ, a popular short hand, would point to barbeque, right? Both "cue" (a signal to begin) and "queue" (a line one stands in) exist in modern English and … Continue reading Word of the Week: Barbecue