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Seattle Interactive Conference

Originally published Oct 6, 2011 Come meet this cute, colorful little owl at the very first Seattle Interactive Conference next month! Actually, The Name Inspector isn’t sure the owl will be there. But the conference is sure to be colorful anyway. Seattle … Continue reading

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The Name Inspector interviewed in Seattlest

Originally published Jul 2, 2007 James Callan over at Seattlest has posted an interview with The Name Inspector–or rather, with the fellow behind The Name Inspector.

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Originally published Jun 20, 2007 A couple months back The Name Inspector had lunch with Brian Dorsey. Brian talked about a kooky idea he had for a website: people would specify a date and a geographical area and get matched up … Continue reading

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The Name Inspector mentioned on NPR affiliate KPBS

Originally published Jun 13, 2007 The Name Inspector is pleased and flattered to have been mentioned by lexicographer Grant Barrett on his radio show “A Way with Words“, produced by NPR affiliate station KPBS in San Diego. Here’s a link to the podcast. … Continue reading

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The Name Inspector as a graph

Originally published May 8, 2007 This has nothing to do with naming, but it’s gorgeous: The Name Inspector website depicted as a graph, created by Sala’s app. Thanks to swissmiss for the tip.

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BusinessWeek on new words

Originally published Apr 13, 2007 Catherine Holahan at has written a nice, though brief, article about the trouble lexicographers have keeping up with all the new words that are being rapidly created and disseminated on the web (e.g. wiki, google, vlog, mash-up). Lexicographers … Continue reading

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