Beth Fine

Educational Fiction Author – Serious Thinker – Child at Heart

honest discourse

Meeting “The ‘Nonplussed’ Problem”

An online article called “The ‘Nonplussed’ Problem” by Ben Yagoda peaked my interest like a mountaintop (not piqued so as to anger my audience). Yagoda, a college English professor (probably under the heavy onus to publish… publish …publish) attempted to quantify but not justify the demise of certain words, clichés and syntax. His methodology included […]