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Gender

Why Language Matters

I didn’t want to write this post. I have been trying to be less controversial and continue¬†writing about pop culture. Unfortunately, something has been bothering me for months now. Language and word choice matter. “Fuck off” is a very different phrase than “go away.” Both have similar meaning, but one just is much more direct […]

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Work

Three Months of Excelle: Women Be Crazy

So, I spent most of last summer and fall being unemployed, a time that I back upon without much fondness. During those desperate months, I threw pretty much everything against the wall to see what would stick. I networked, I cold-called, I internet searched, I signed up with temp agencies, I met a career counselor”¬¶everything. […]