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The Word of the Year for 2016 Isn’t a Word. It’s a Number.
Dec 14, 2016
The Dad-ification of Language Shows That Masculinity Is Still Evolving
Stress-Cleaning, Gilmore Girls Therapy, and the Wordplay of Post-Election Coping Strategies
The Cowardice of Asking “What Happened” on Election Night
The 2016 Presidential Election Has Created a New Verb
What’s With All Trump’s Talk About “Draining the Swamp”?
In Honor of the GOP Nominee: What Exactly Is an Assclown?
The Strange and Searching Linguistic Experiments on Bon Iver’s 22, a Million
When Did Baked In Become So Baked In?
Is Fat Becoming a Swear Word? And Is That a Bad Thing?
Washingtonian, Lincolnian, Trumpian: Is Trumpian Destined to Become the Greatest Adjective in the Land?
Forget the “Deplorables.” It’s the “Basket” That Makes Hillary’s Metaphor So Provocative.
Once Upon a Time, a Sausage Party Was Just a Party With Sausages
We Have Questions to Raise About the Insidiously Banal Phrase Raises Questions
Everything Is Weaponized Now. This Is a Good Sign for Peace.
How ’80s Is the Slang in Stranger Things?
From Jefferson to Donald Trump, a Brief History of Presidential “Temperament”
What the Ancient Epinikion, or Victory Song, Teaches Us About Olympic Athletes
1/ Everyone Is Composing Long, Numbered, Slash-y Threads on Twitter. 2/2 Here’s Why.