Ben Zimmer

Website: http://benzimmer.com/

I am the language columnist for The Wall Street Journal and formerly wrote language columns for The Boston Globe and The New York Times Magazine. I've worked as the executive editor of Vocabulary.com and the Visual Thesaurus, as editor for American dictionaries at Oxford University Press, and as a consultant to the Oxford English Dictionary. I currently serve as chair of the American Dialect Society's New Words Committee. You can follow me on Twitter or Facebook.

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