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We need to be held accountable for the language we use

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October 10, 2018

Here, in the United States, we have a protected right to say essentially whatever we want within reason. But should we really speak without any regard?In recent years, especially during and after the 2016...

A case against autokorect

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February 5, 2016

Languages have progressed along with changing cultures, adapting to new generations. With our generation, the millennials, we see a halt of adaptation. Instead, our language is being drowned out because...

Common phrases carry hidden meaning

February 22, 2014

There are many odd features of the English language and idioms are just one. Idioms are phrases that contain a hidden meaning and many of them have outlived the circumstances within which they were produced....

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