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Open Thread

The Wednesday Open Thread Can’t Say That on TV

It’s been a while since I’ve watched George Carlin’s bit about the seven words you can’t say on television. Which is a shame, because I love to use the words!

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Feminism

Insults with Feminists: “Douchebag”

I like to curse”¦ a lot. And I like to be as creative with spellings as I am with uses (fuck can be used in a surprisingly diverse number of ways). As a feminist, though, I’m constantly considering linguistic histories of the words that I use. With regard to cursing, I think things like, “What’s […]

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Perspectives

My Punk Renaissance

It started like it always does–this week something random piqued my interest, I clicked over to Wikipedia, that informational dump that always leads to more things piquing my interest, and the next thing you know I’m looking at all the Robert Mapplethorpe pictures I can find (not just the nudes) and ordering Patti Smith’s autobiography […]