Nelson: Yeah, no, so ... here’s a possibly annoying column about the English language

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 25, 2019 5:54 PM CT | Published: June 25, 2019 4:00 AM CT
Michael Nelson
Daily Memphian

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is contributing editor and columnist for The Daily Memphian, the political analyst for WMC-TV, and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College. His latest books are “Clinton's Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of  Governance" and “The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018.”

Here's a collection of 13 terrific innovations in our language, plus a longer list of major annoyances in contemporary use.


Michael Nelson


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