Off topic: Super word fight, product choices, vampires, Passive Voice Day, a look at pi

The origin of “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” the biggest word we ever heard, was the subject of a big fight. (via Languagehat) From food to detergent to cosmetics, the illusion of choice. (via Chart Porn) Here’s something vampire fans can sink their teeth into: from their appearance to their supernatural powers, vampires charted. The Twitter will be watched with amusement, for it has been declared Passive Voice Day. (via Language Log) And it’s Friday, have all the pi. (via Mashable, via colleague Mario)


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