From "cup-shot" to "rat-arsed."
Some of the weirdest, most fascinating terms of endearment from history. ("My dear little bag-pudding!")
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.