Categories Editor at Large A Victory For Logophiles Post author By Casey Post date 3 Comments on A Victory For Logophiles The word nerd wins American Idol! ← The Obamas: When Grammar Gets Political → How Do You Keep Your Eyes Wide Shut? 3 replies on “A Victory For Logophiles” He’s “enamored with, like, what words mean.” So, David, what does “like” mean? AAAAGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I’m a horrible, bitter human being. That having been established: are those really the sorts of word that Americans consider extraordinary? I wish that they weren’t, but they absolutely are–cf. my “procedure” gaffe in this post. And Granny, the guy used “chagrin” in his victory speech! I’m not going to begrudge him a few placeholding likes. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.