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Different conversational styles

This was a conversation on Tumblr about different styles of verbal conversation! I’m posting it here in case the original links go down (also, Tumblr’s threaded replies are notoriously hard to read). 926 more words


Fact Check

“Alternate facts” are not a thing. The great thing about facts is that they are true regardless of whether you choose to believe them or not. 58 more words

Science Communication

Word: Gerontocracy


Sentence: The culturally sensitive communities of 2025 will be seedbeds of gerontocracy: places where older people enjoy more power and privilege than they did before relocating.

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Learning English


It has been a while since my last blog post, however I have been out in the world soaking up what it has to offer. There are so many things that the world has to offer and it is different for each and every person. 319 more words

divorcing logos

an impromptu rendering from yesterday’s discussion of “alternative facts” with students in my wrtg121: researching the public experience class. wanting to save here for future development . 14 more words


How Rudeness Stops People from Working Together

Incivility can fracture a team, destroying collaboration, splintering members’ sense of psychological safety, and hampering team effectiveness. Belittling and demeaning comments, insults, backbiting, and other rude behavior can deflate confidence, sink trust, and erode helpfulness — even for those who aren’t the target of these behaviors. 1,140 more words



Life is full of misunderstandings. It’s imperative to discuss what is misunderstood before you walk away.