Heads up, word nerds: Merriam-Webster is revising its famous third edition of the dictionary. Hopefully the finished read will be perfectly pellucid (adjective, easily intelligible or clear). We’ll talk about what we an expect.
If you had the chance, would you play in the NFL? Sportswriter and NPR contributor Stefan Fatsis got his shot with the Denver Broncos. We’ll talk with him about “A Few Seconds of Panic: A 5-Foot-8, 170-Pound, 43-Year-Old Sportswriter Plays in the NFL” (The Penguin Press, 2008).