Ben Zimmer

New York, United States
I'm executive producer of Visual Thesaurus and Vocabulary.com. You can find an archive of my Word Routes columns here. I'm also language columnist for The Wall Street Journal, former language columnist for The Boston Globe and The New York Times Magazine, and chair of the New Words Committee for the American Dialect Society. My official site is here, and you can follow me on Facebook and Twitter.
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FAVORITE WORD:
omphaloskepsis
Navel-gazers, unite!
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LEAST FAVORITE WORD:
mulct
That's just not a pretty word.
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