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Misogynoir

Misogynoir refers to a combination of racism and sexism which specifically affects black women. The word was coined by black feminist scholar Moya Bailey.

Examples of misogynoir include the stereotype of the ‘angry black woman’, which ultimately shames black women for being expressive and portrays black women as overly aggressive. 163 more words

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Word Of The Week #26

Hi guys! Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me.) It’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week.  151 more words

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WOW: Widdershins

This post is in response to Heena Rathore P.’s Word of the Week (WOW). This weekly challenge is a great way of improving your vocabulary. If you wish to participate, simply create a post with your word and leave a link in a comment on… 151 more words

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Word of the Week: Comfort

Ann Weems is an author, poet and lecturer. Her popular book Psalms of Lament, as well as other works are drawn from her personal grief and deep anguish. 620 more words

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WOW ~ Word of the Week ~ Blunder

One of my favorite movies is The Princess Bride. It’s equal parts snarky, comedic, and lovely. I think I spent the better part of my high school years quoting it at random moments. 143 more words

Regency

Word of the Week 26/07/2015 Holiday #WOTW

That’s where I’ve been for the past week. On holiday :)

Centreparcs at Elveden Forest was our destination. Hubby and I went there many many moons ago. 136 more words

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