David Sedaris is a good writer. A great one, probably. But you don't have to be a great writer to get a lot of writing in a diary that you keep to yourself.
Research reveals subtle changes in sound patterns help babies recognize the voice of their mothers.
The double-standard for white shooters is more than just "lone wolf."
The left and right rely on different moral languages in the wake of tragedies like the Las Vegas shooting.
People like to bemoan repetition as a sign of pop music's lack of creativity, but the truth is repetition is an essential part of what makes music music.
The company's rules help to show how it distinguishes between free speech and hate speech. Judge for yourself.
The word's been a Philadelphia gem for generations, and I worry that it’ll go the way of "bling" or "fleek."
"There is only one Olive Garden, but it has a thousand doors," is a heck of a line to start a short story on, eh?
When Mark woke up in between stages of a procedure on his leg, he started saying some funny things. So Mark's dad started rolling the camera.
In response to an administration that has cheapened the value of words, images are becoming a form of public art — and in some quarters, a form of resistance.
The dictionary specifically mentions the internal combustion engine as a type of motor, so that should settle that whole discussion.
Catalonia's decision to fight for .cat is in keeping with a long history of domain politics on the internet.
If the translation of "The Vegetarian" modified the original so much, can Korean literature even claim any of the glory?
Changes in sexology have reflected major social events over time, including the sexual revolution, the AIDS epidemic, and the civil rights and LGBTQ movements.
Merriam-Webster said "dotard" searches were "high as a kite," and the old word trended on Twitter.
Jenny Nicholson has made a YouTube career out of ripping bad movie scripts to shreds, from "Suicide Squad" to "Tomorrowland." But nothing could possibly have prepared her or us for "Troll."
Some pick-up lines just look better in American Sign Language.
Stop treating it like a societal norm. It's, increasingly, not.
The mystery of the phrase’s origins is compounded by the fact that several of its more popularly reported etymologies are, in fact, lies.
This heightened and delighted attention to the ordinary, which manifests in someone new to a place, does not seem to have a name. So I have given it one: allokataplixis.
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