- Nuh-uh. The New York Times obviously doesn’t know that we still use big words. For example, look at my link here where the Word-o’-the-Day cited our use of the word “execrable.” That word has four syllables and only our really
smartperspicacious readers even know what it means.
‘Shorter’ concept created by Daniel Davies and perfected by Elton Beard. We are aware of all Internet traditions.™