Category : Vocabulary

Rowling drew outrage Saturday on Twitter when she criticized an opinion piece published by the website Devex, a media platform for the global development community, that used the phrase “people who menstruate.” Rowling implied it should have said “women.” On Monday, Radcliffe published a lengthy essay about Rowling’s tweets saying “transgender women are women”. Source: ..

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A short history of wokeness Romanticism’s rejection of reason sowed the seeds of today’s woke movement Those who consider themselves woke, … might see wokeness as an embrace of positive virtues, such as tolerance, fairness and awareness. The OED defines woke as meaning ‘alert to injustice in society, especially racism’. Urban Dictionary defines it more ..

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Mignon Fogarty is the founder the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network, the creator of of the Grammar Girl website (one of Writer’s Digest’s 101 Best Websites for Writers in 2012, 2013, and 2014), and the creator and host of the Grammar Girl podcast (Best Education Podcast in the 2012 and 2013 Podcast Awards). Mignon ..

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