He was a Gay Man

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When you deprive language of its freedom to be somewhat slippery, squishy, and imprecise, you deprive it, as well, of its talismanic power to illuminate the world around us.

Hey Dad, What’s the Best Age for Teaching your Kids Another Language?

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Easier than it looks? The Florence Myles on picking up a new language.

Who was That Strange Man who Swore too Much?

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You can’t limit the vitality of a book’s form without limiting the vitality of a book’s content.

How the Word ‘Victim’ Can Make Rape Feel Like It’s Your Fault

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Rape ‘survivor’ Dani Bostick claims the label victim, but she doesn’t let it shame or define her.

To My Daughters: You Are More Powerful Than You Ever Imagined

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Patrick Sallee wants his daughters use the power of their words wisely.

Te Amo: The Practically Impossible Timing of Love

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How do you ever know if the timing is right? Maybe you never do.

Hitler And Hyperbole

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Believe what you want to believe and make your arguments. But let the merits of your ideas carry you to victory rather than the toxicity of your exaggerated venom.

We Are the Buzzword Generation

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Tim Mousseau explains on why we’ve come to rely so heavily on buzzwords to encapsulate everything.

Classified: Writer Seeks Neuter Pronoun

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Are you tired of the English language only containing masculine and feminine pronouns? Well, some people are… and Matthew Rozsa is one of them.

Emoji and the Policing of Masculinity

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Inside the conversation at The Good Men Project.

Sticking to His Roots to Save a Culture from Extinction

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Sticking to his roots to save a culture from extinction.

12 Ways Healthy Couples Understand Each Other Without Words

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Happy couples develop their own language over time. Here are 12 ways they talk without speaking.

Does the Education Reform Movement Create Psychopaths?

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Is the current economic system bringing out the worst in us? William Boyle takes a look at education reform measures.

Do We Just Complain About College Men?

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Aaron W. Voyles investigates the use of complaints versus commitments in talking about issues with college men.

“What Are You Reading For?”: Why I Read to My Bilingual Child

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Stephen Greene argues that his experiences with raising his bilingual son in Brazil have reinforced the importance of making time to read together every night.

19 Terms for Relationships that Dehumanize Women

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Words say a lot about how we think. These 19 expressions say we don’t value women in relationships.