Monthly Archive: April 2015

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Just horsing around?

There was a time when people used to disparage those who tried to use language to change things. Feminists who promoted the use of less sexist language, for example, were often criticised though few...

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Using Language to Poke Fun

By Keely Kidner, a taste of her recently completed PhD Given the seriousness of climate change and its devastating effects, you’d be forgiven for thinking that environmental activists have little use for humour. But...