Daily Links

Mrs, Ms, Mx – Oxford dictionary adopting the gender-neutral Mx as an alternative honorific.

Say What Yo – The Urban Dictionary takes on a video form.

Is the writing on the wall for the paragraph? – Writing for the Guardian, Andy Bodle considers whether paragraphs are on the way out.

The digital language divide – Another Guardian article, covering the growing disparity between languages which have gained traction online, and those which perhaps never will.

Random Quote

Your fatuous specialist is now beginning to rebuke “second-rate” newspapers for using such phrases as “to suddenly go” and “to boldly say”. I ask you, Sir, to put this man out without interfering with his perfect freedom of choice between “to suddenly go”, “to go suddenly” and “suddenly to go”. Set him adrift and try an intelligent Newfoundland dog in his place.

— George Bernhard Shaw