Monthly Archives: January 2021

Vocabulary for Difficult Times

2020 was a rough year. The first week of 2021 brought more unsettling news: near record daily (and record weekly average) COVID-19 cases; record COVID-19 deaths; record levels of self-serving behavior from Republican politicians; and what was generally reported as … Continue reading

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Word of the Year (WOTY): 2020 Edition! (Part 2 of 2)

It seems like an exercise in the trivial to post this after what’s been going on in this country over the past few days (which is, to be sure, an outcome built on what came before). But a “Part 1 … Continue reading

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