This blog presents a linguist's view of world. Working from phrases and ideas found in current media, the blogger examines the grammatical and semantic significance of the examples.
dead link: http://www.languagelog.org/
2020 Update: At this remove, I can't be sure what I was looking at 2003. It probably was different than the now well known Language Log at UPenn, because who goes from "languagelog.org" to "languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu"? The second is a lot less memorable.