Zimmer’s Mad Men Hat Trick

Ben Zimmer has triplet of articles on the language of the television show Mad Men, the fourth season of which premieres this weekend.

First is this week’s “On Language” column in the New York Times Magazine.

Next up is his Language Log commentary on his own column, where he explains his avoidance in the Gray Lady of a taboo term.

Finally, is a Word Routes column that points out six potential anachronisms in the scripts of the series.

(And if you are a really obsessed fan of the show, you can create your own Mad Men avatar here, as I have done.

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