Happy solstice, and a few self-serving announcements:
1. You can now follow me on Instagram, where I post an average of one image a day—never a selfie, and never a “Story,” an Instagram feature I find annoying.
2. Over on Medium, I published “The Sound of a Name,” about the effects and uses of sound symbolism in naming.
3. I’m quoted in Heather Schwedel’s story, for Slate, about why Postmates shouldn’t use “Postmate It” as its slogan.
And some other-serving links: