David Skinner

David Skinner is the author of The Story of Ain’t: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published, which was recently released in paperback.

Lexicon Valley
Dec. 18 2013 10:17 AMThe Real History of the Word Redskin. It's Not What You Think.
The Best Policy
June 20 2003 4:09 PMLoving AmeriCorps to DeathHow Leslie Lenkowsky sank national service.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 8 2013 2:27 PMCan Infer Mean Imply?
  News & Politics
Jan. 28 2015 2:33 PM When Jeb Bush and Bill Belichick Were High School Classmates The young Jeb wasn’t always straitlaced. There were his Andover years, when he and classmates (like the future Patriots head coach) cut loose.