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How did the decidedly Australian phrase “no worries” become one of my (and likely your) favorites? With so much distance between the United States and the land down under, it seems unlikely the simple sentence would travel so far and translate so well. 23 more words
I have been struggling lately to find the words…which is annoying if you are in the habit of …”wording”.
Some words are like a runny nose, they are constantly dripping out of you, you have to deal with them in places you don’t want them, and it has become your mission to get rid of them. 518 more words
For this week’s blog post I chose to analyze the word ‘nigger’ from part 4, section XI(11) page 65, within the part of the story where Laura speaks about how her school psychologist had given her the spiel of ‘women should be happy with their lot in life’: … 563 more words