How Using Emoji Makes Us Less Emotional
July 07, 2014
And what linguists say it means if your smiley face has a nose.
Diversity within religions is just as important to America as the diversity of religions.
Your moral barometer is greatly affected by the language you're speaking.
The evolutionary logic—and other meanings—of a pet name
Women Get Interrupted More—Even By Other Women
May 14, 2014
Average interruptions in a man-to-man conversation: one. Average interuptions in a man-to-woman conversation: 2.6.
Check Your Usage of "Check Your Privilege"
May 06, 2014
The phrase has become a weapon rather than a reminder.
It’s not language that makes people different, but the culture associated with the language.
On their own, “affirmative” and “action” are two of the more benign words in the English language; taken together, they’re incendiary.
Multilinguals Have Multiple Personalities
April 23, 2014
Flipping from one language to another can reveal a whole new you.
How Capital Letters Became Internet Code for Yelling
April 17, 2014
People have long used capital letters to set text apart and convey its importance, but upper case letters haven’t always signified loudness.