Like many four-letter words, poll is versatile. Where did it come from, and how did it come to be associated with voting?  Continue reading...
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How important is a slogan during a global health crisis like the one we're experiencing with COVID-19? More important than you might think.  Continue reading...
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Are you physical distancing or social distancing? Either way, there's a euphemism to distract you during these unprecedented times.  Continue reading...
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Are you having a rebuilding year? Whether you're building, rebuilding, reloading, unloading, or just slowly turning to dust, euphemisms are a proven distraction from the perils of your own life.  Continue reading...
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The woman suffrage movement introduced Americans to a new vocabulary of voting rights. Here's a centennial look back at our linguistic debt to the 19th Amendment and its advocates.  Continue reading...
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Here's a look back at the brands that made the biggest impact — positive or negative — on technology, culture, and society.  Continue reading...
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