Category Archives: Language and Culture

Insulting the public

American journalists reach for new language lows that insult the intelligence of their readers. Recent comments by Fox News Shepard Smith give us another example. Admonishing us on the pending arrival of Hurricane Matthew near the East Coast Smith said … Continue reading

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Our language, our culture

More evidence of the fracturing of American culture: our foundational English language. Tim Henderson reporting at Stateline.org cites some census data and the American Community Survey analyzed by Stateline. During the past 14 years the number of people living in … Continue reading

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