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The War Against the Warm Hand Off; or So, what's the secret sauce?

Lake Superior State University recently unveiled it’s 41st Annual List of Banished Words. Among those included this year are:

  • So – as in beginning a sentence with “So, I learned how to…”
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Integrated Primary Behavioral Health

So. True Story ...

He is wrong. That’s all I’m gonna say.

Okay … wrong, opinionated and insulting.

Good thing he is my friend. So.

This link came up on my Facebook feed … about the top banned words for 2016. 175 more words

Writing

Nebraska university tells students not to say ‘crazy,’ ‘ghetto’ and other bad words

This is from Dana Winter@Nebraska Watchdog.org. 

Political Correctness is running wild at  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has launched a campaign to get students to stop using certain words and phrases including “man up,” “no homo,” “retarded,” “ghetto,” “crazy” and “rape” (out of context). 646 more words

Week 9 Review and Suggested Homework

Week 9

This week in review…

Grammar

What we covered:

Structure        Purpose           Pattern     Part of Speech       Charts            EEL Tasks

Compound      Declarative        S-Vl-PN      Linking Verbs       K… 666 more words

WSU word ban isn't helping students

Washington State University made national news this week for a few otherwise innocuous syllabi in their Critical Culture, Race and Gender Studies department. The professors in question informed students they would risk lower grades or lost points in classes for using terms the teachers considered offensive in class or in assignments. 1,302 more words

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