Thursday, September 6, 2018

Paul Brians Two Recent Blog Posts + raise/raze

To raze a building is to demolish it so thoroughly that it looks like it’s been scraped right off the ground with a razor. To raise a building is just the opposite: to erect it from the ground up.


Two recent blog posts by Paul Brians address “rails and walls” and an interesting fact about a suffix in two forms.

We bid farewell to the podcast some time ago, but several episodes, starting with Episode 105: Government and Politics—More Than Just Words, covered the language of politics.