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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Many phrasal verb particles, after long use, begin to take on a life of their own that departs significantly from what common sense suggests they should mean.  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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Whether you're interested in a mastery of mystic arts degree or finding your own twin flame, we have euphemism for you.  Continue reading...
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It's a leap! It's a limit! It's all tied up! It's ready to go! The many meanings—and origins—of a familiar word.  Continue reading...
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