2 Blogs I Have Bookmarked

Bryan Garner on Words by Bryan Garner

Bryan Garner is an lexicographer and authority on English-language grammar and usage. He is the editor of Garner’s Modern English Usage which is in its fourth edition and is the author of a number of books including this one which he co-authored with the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. His monthly article published by the ABA Journal is excellent and will benefit everyone, not just professional writers. Articles include , “The Question of Voice: How to bring a more conversational style to your writing and Parenthetical Habits: On the use and overuse of parentheses and brackets. Even if you only write emails, you should read Garner. He’s a great twitter follow as well.

Marginal Revolution by Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok.

Marginal Revolution is an extremely popular economics blog co-authored by Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, both of whom are professors of economics at George Mason University. Posts are mostly brief, usually containing an excerpt from an article or blog post published elsewhere with a brief comment from Cowen. It’s a economics focused blog but everyone will find something they like. Cowen’s “Assorted Links” posts contain a smattering of interesting links from the day like this one explaining why trees don’t want to touch each other and and this article on the National Valet Olympics. Also, the comments section isn’t completely useless.

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