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Craig Silverman


Craig Silverman is managing editor of PBS MediaShift and Idea Lab, co-author of Mafiaboy and a columnist for Columbia Journalism Review, the Toronto Star and BusinessJournalism.org. He is also the founder and editor of RegretTheError.com.

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Why doesn’t anyone in North America say barmy for balmy? According to my research, Barmy came first and still enjoys a jolly life. But most North American dictionaries don’t even mention the earlier Scots barmy. 

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