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.

Some Words for Today — “Tax” Included

“Book!” (First Word Bodes Well For a Life Full of Them)

Say What? New Research Reveals English is Less Than 200 Years Old

How to Tell Your “Honeyfuggle” from Your “Hooky Bob”

How Many Words Have You Killed Today?

Don’t QWERTY, Be Happy?

American English: A Language of Pure Imagination?

Why You Can’t Always Trust the Dictionary…

No Stopping the Linguistic “Linsanity”

Valentine’s Spell(ing): How Can Luv B Wrong?

Super Bowl Sunday Alternatives: The Best Football Books That Aren’t Really About Football

An Aural Fixation: Fun With Words That Sound The Same

Every Day Should Be “Thesaurus Day”

At Least You Speak Like You’re Well Read: From Literature to Lexicon

Banning Books = Bad. But Banishing Certain Words?