Language

sam smith

The problem with calling Sam Smith ‘they’

September 17, 2019 12:01 pm

It’s important that all schoolchildren are educated to the same linguistic standard

mama mother and child

The strange rise of calling kids ‘mama’

March 1, 2019 3:56 pm

No one’s giving away ‘dada’ any time soon – so why are we relinquishing our precious ‘mama’ so carelessly?

therapists freud

When did the left gaslight itself?

February 14, 2019 11:53 am

The idea that personal characteristics always give you the moral high ground is self-evidently nonsense

donald trump language

Trump: leader of America, master of English

November 10, 2018 8:33 am

Finding the words to explain Trump’s language

Is Donald Trump really bonkers?

May 17, 2018 7:02 pm

John Kelly, the White House Chief of Staff, has a way with words. During the invasion of Iraq in 2003…