The problem with self-appointed online experts

Something I’ve noticed online of late is the number of people who believe they are experts in fields in which they’re manifestly not qualified. The ones I’ve run into clearly believe themselves to ‘know more’ even than those qualified and professionally working in that territory. On my experience of them, such people don’t want to … More The problem with self-appointed online experts

The obscure word of the week is forswunk

This week’s obscure English word is forswunk. It’s an obsolete English term essentially meaning to be exhausted from over-work. There’s also forswink, which is the transitive verb form. It’s similar to last week’s word quanked, which means to be overcome with fatigue. Your challenge: write a sentence or two in the comments using either word. … More The obscure word of the week is forswunk