10 Words/Phrases I Never Want to Hear or See Again

Without preamble, here we go. Woke. This one is particularly irksome. High on the irony scale. “Woke” may have multiple origins, but the most contemporary one appears to be from early 20th century Black consciousness raising–”stay woke” appeared in a … Continue reading

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Words and the War of the World View

I’ve spent the last week or so poring over materials on street harassment for a presentation and a series of blogs I want to do. Harassment has become rather a high-profile item because—among other things—several women in the last several years have been killed for rejecting the advances of … Continue reading

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