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Writer & Language Historian
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Welcome to Rosemarie Ostler’s website. Rosemarie writes books and articles about language-related topics, especially American words and expressions and linguistic history. She also writes about research, grammar and usage, and other practical issues for nonfiction writers. For more about Rosemarie’s work, visit the About page or the Books page. Get in touch through the Contact page.

“Seldom has linguistic history been this much fun.” –Salem Statesman Journal

Slinging Mud book cover
Let's Talk Turkey book cover
Dewdroppers book cover