How Much of the New American Songbook Will Be Sung in Spanish?
A Meditation on the Evolution of the Word Like
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Is It Too Ducking Much to Ask Apple to Create a Swear-Friendly Autocorrect Mode?
Politicians Who Use Fascist Rhetoric Don’t Always Turn Out to Be Fascist Leaders. Will Trump?
The Phrase “Adults in the Room” Has Become a Well-Worn Trump-Era Trope. It Shouldn’t Be.
The World Seems Full of “Lady Bosses.” But What Are They Actually Running?
What’s the Best Analogy to Explain Cryptocurrency?
Who Really Owns the “Blaccent”?
Why Y’all Should Be Our Salvation From the Sexist, Bro-y Tyranny of You Guys
How Other Countries Have Translated The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’s Absurdly Long Title
Why Do We Keep Talking About Election “Meddling” Like We’re Living in a Hardy Boys Novel?
Offering Tech Support to Older Parents Is Even More Frustrating When There’s a Language Barrier
Blindspotting and the Gentrification of Language
This Toy Commercial for a Presidential Version of Scrabble Has All the Best Words
In Sorry to Bother You, “Sounding White” Means Success. But Linguistic Prejudice Isn’t Limited to Fiction.
Why I Procrastinate by Compiling My Own Niche Dictionaries
Why Kids May Be the Key to Communicating With Alien Life
All the Cool Lines From the New Trailer for the Upcoming Mark Wahlberg Movie Mile 22, Ranked by How Useful They Would Be to Integrate Into Your Daily Life
Why Haven’t the Obituaries for Koko the Ape Talked About Her Purported Nipple Fetish?