Posts Tagged ‘Linguistics’

Why We Should Stop Calling People “Real”

Alright, I admit it. I did write an article in the past titled “10 Ways To Know You’re Dating A Real Man.” Shortly after, as you can see, I changed the title because I didn’t really like the sound of it. I admit I’d fallen into the trap of endless memes and articles online about…

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5 Slang Terms That Need To Stop. Now.

The English language is being increasingly butchered by short-text mediums used to communicate. Text messaging and Twitter are the two biggest offenders, that I can think of. People are forced to squish and shorten words in order to fit them into a certain character limit. Conveying grammatically correct, well formed thoughts into 140 characters poses…

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