TweetShareShare11 Shares Print this Page A nice short film from Arika Okrent, on the evolution of one of our most useful words, from its specific origins to the broad usage of modern days. TweetShareShare11 Shares TweetShareShare11 Shares David Crotty @davidacrotty David Crotty is a Senior Consultant at Clarke & Esposito, a boutique management consulting firm focused on strategic issues related to professional and academic publishing and information services. Previously, David was the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He oversaw journal policy across OUP’s journals program, drove technological innovation, and served as an information officer. David acquired and managed a suite of research society-owned journals with OUP, and before that was the Executive Editor for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, where he created and edited new science books and journals, along with serving as a journal Editor-in-Chief. He has served on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc., as well as The AAP-PSP Executive Council. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing. View All Posts by David Crotty Discussion 3 Thoughts on "The "Hipster" of the 1880s: Evolution of the Word "Dude"" Well, any major dude will tell you… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUtZ2J6rNDw By sjepsteinJun 19, 2015, 8:09 AM Love that you tagged it Little Lebowski Urban Achievers! The Dude abides. By Julie FieldingJun 19, 2015, 9:23 AM You can read more about the usage of the word “dude” in this article from American Speech (2004, #79.3) by Scott F. Kiesling: http://doi.org/10.1215/00031283-79-3-281 By Daniel GriffinJun 22, 2015, 8:21 AM Comments are closed.