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Breaking news! There's a late entry in the race for Euphemism of the Year, Drivel of the Decade, and Malarkey of the Millennium.  Continue reading...
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Explore the differences between enhanced and the newer (by about 100 years) more general adjective improved. Is every imperfect thing subject to both improvement and enhancement?  Continue reading...
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From nostalgia to fauxstalgia, from golden oldie to Before Time, here are some of the ways we talk about days gone by.  Continue reading...
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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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Watch out — there's a new candidate for Euphemism of the Year! And this one just might be one of the sneakiest snakes.  Continue reading...
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As we approach a presidential election, I've been thinking about campaign slogans old and new, memorable and forgettable. Is the political slogan still relevant? Or is it passé in the era of hashtags, acronyms, and memes?  Continue reading...
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