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  • I like this word, but I've got no idea what it means!

    January 7, 2007

  • If it follows sexism, racism, etc., it would be discrimination against words, I guess. Imagine a mother admonishing her child, "Don't use your words."

    June 20, 2007

  • Or perhaps it's a belief system? "He is a fervent believer in wordism."

    June 20, 2007

  • As opposed to numerology?

    June 20, 2007

  • Oh yes, I think "a belief system" works better. Perhaps we could develop a creed for the wordists!

    June 20, 2007

  • We believe in the power of words as the building blocks of communication, and the versatility of the letters therein. We believe language unites humanity for the purposes of good or of evil, and it is our duty to use it with responsibility. We believe spelling and grammar are kind of important too, but we wouldn't take a bullet for them. We believe good communicators are good people. We believe some other stuff about words, too, but we can't tell you what it is until you complete our $375 wordism seminar, offered monthly at any of our campuses nationwide. Sign up today!

    June 20, 2007

  • That about sums it up! In my day job, mind you, I am expected to be a spelling and grammar martinet. However, this being a personal (and not career-related) Ism, to hell with my day job. :-)

    June 20, 2007