Daily Archives : July 18, 2014

The Dangers of Linguistic Elitism

Earlier this week, the song “Word Crimes” was released by Weird Al Yankovic, a parody of the highly controversial song “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke. In the video, Weird Al explores writing in the “proper” way and references some elements…

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The Shadowy Truth About College

Thousands of freshly graduated high school seniors are nearing the end of the last summer where they can reasonably claim to be kids. For many of us it is the last time that we can indiscriminately and perhaps even a…

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The Gap Between Self-Confidence and Sensibility

Stand in front of the mirror and place your feet together and stand up straight. When you lift your head, look at your upper thighs. Measure with your eyes the space or lack of space between them and feel reassured…

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