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…Hash Out

Today, the hashtag turns 10. I’m just going to give you a second to wrap your mind around that.

It’s hard to say if it’s more surprising that the hashtag is still around, or that it’s still so misunderstood.

In that past ten years, the humble hashtag has come a long way. For better or worse, they’ve become a part of our language. Frankly, I’m inclined to think it’s for the better. Read the rest of this entry

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…Emote

face-with-tears-of-joyThis week, Oxford Dictionaries announced their “Word of the Year,” which for the first time ever is not a word, it’s a pictograph. Although, you’ll probably know it better as the “Face with Tears of Joy” emoji. Read the rest of this entry

…have another thing coming

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Here at 2WC we love a good turn of phrase. I don’t know about you, but I for one am always chomping at the bit for a  well-placed play on words. Read the rest of this entry

…get back to basics

dictionary1The English language, along with every other modern language, is an ever evolving entity. Some additions are harder to stomach than others (lol is an acronym not a word), but change is as much a part of language as it is all aspects of life. Read the rest of this entry

…sound thy trumpet in the marketplace

william-shakespeareGood morrow and glad tidings faithful followers! Today is a most festive of days!

‘Tis the day when ’tis expected that thou shouldst speak as though thou art Shakespeare. Read the rest of this entry