Kelly Scott Franklin teaches American literature and the great books at Hillsdale College.
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Books April 2023
The long & short of it
A review of Take My Word for It: A Dictionary of English Idioms by Anatoly Liberman.
Books September 2022
A review of Index, A History of the: A Bookish Adventure from Medieval Manuscripts to the Digital Age by Dennis Duncan.
Books December 2021
Octopodes, not waitrons
A review of Highly Irregular: Why Tough, Through, and Dough Don't Rhyme—And Other Oddities of the English Language by Arika Okrent.