- “You should commit suicide”: On Americans’ Lack of Empathy for People with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses.
- New eyewitness statements regarding the “gas chamber” at Mokabe’s: Part 2
- New eyewitness statements regarding the “gas chamber” at Mokabe’s: Part 1
- Welcome to the “gas chamber”: a first-person account of Mokabe’s on the morning of 11/25/14.
- An Education in Class
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An addendum to my earlier post on “trigger warnings,” inspired by a very late night discussion on Facebook: ** The “trigger warning” can be viewed as a speech act. Considered as such, the act it performs is indirectly declarative; it … Continue reading
The conjunction “whenever” as a modal marker to convey the future subjunctive in some varieties of American English.
Because I teach a language (Portuguese) and am endlessly fascinated by linguistic variety—whether differences between Brazilian and European Portuguese or British and American English—I tend to have an ear for certain spoken quirks (e.g. – regionalisms, etc.). I’m a native … Continue reading