Victor Wishna

Victor Wishna's work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, the New York Post, NPR,, and others. His writing and editing services firm, The Vital Word helps find the right words for nonprofit, corporate, and individual clients. Follow him on Twitter: @vwishna.

Mixed Emotions About Emoticons

Reading at the Speed of Google

A Dictionary For the People—and By the People

Are You Sure You Read That Right?

What’s On First? (Your All-Star Word Ballot)

Great $%&@ Gatsby! On “Bad” Words in Good Literature

And Now For a Few Words From “Father”

Why Book Lovers and Word Lovers Should Love the Tony Awards

There’s Got to Be a Word for That…

Sunday Diversion: Words and Remembrance (The Answers)

Sunday Diversion: Words and Remembrance

With Thanks to “Mother”—Everywhere

Gathering Eggcorns Can Be Hobby-Forming

Meet Molly Coddle (and Other Words with “Personality”)

Earth: A Real Classic