Arrant Pedantry has - you guessed it - a bit more deconstructing pedantry, this time a look at the usage of the word anxious.
I haven't shared a Gary Corby link in far too long. Here, he explains the origin of the term - and the original rite - of catharsis.
Mojourner Truth has done a series of wonderful photos recently, on archaeological work and features in Hawai'i. The sled run here is one of my favorite of these posts!
Also, Mojourner is really funny. Sir Mo's A Lot - heh.
American Duchess shows us a little something about the history of 1940s shoe fashion - and beyond!
AD also has Scandalous Tango Boots! (And, some time in December, so will I!)
Jessica Faust has a good story at Bookends' blog's new home, about how she got a certain client in Days of Yore - lo, fifteen years ago, when he space-age material "paper" was involved in querying.
And last, but without a doubt not least, Tom Williams looks at nomenclature and rather a lot more. "Freedom Struggle"? "War of Independence"? ... or "Mutiny"?