Why That Video of Hasan Minhaj Teaching Ellen to Say His Name Went So Viral
Pet Sematary Ruined a Generation’s Ability to Spell Cemetery
Can Climate Influence Language?
Texting Means Never Having to Say Goodbye
When “Ain’t” Was All Right
“People of Color” Was Once a Sign of Respect. But It’s Becoming a Cop-Out for the Powerful.
Is “Complexifier” a Real Word? A Slate Investigation.
Where Do Words Come From?
Amazon’s Alexa Is Totally Baffled by My Bilingual Family
The Many Meanings of Truth
A Penetrating History of the F-Word
When Did English Get Happy?
Want a Best-Seller? Put the F-Word in the Title.
Why I Spend Hours Making Collages of Inspirational Women That I Never Print Out
Why Language Can’t Be Tamed
Is Social Media Changing English?
Why Watching Disquieting Videos of Dark Water Rides Is My Favorite Waste of Time