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Defending Diction: Patriotism

Throughout the American-led invasion of Iraq during the Bush Administration, the right fiercely rejected the legitimacy of any opposition to the invasion and …

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The Purpose of Words

“What if ‘brown’ isn’t really called ‘brown’? What if ‘brown’ is actually called ‘shovel’ and we’ve just been calling it the wrong …