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On this week’s Word Watch, we have a full lexical lineup: euphemisms, neologisms, nomenclatures, and portmanteaux. Let’s get to it. Tender age shelter Outrage erupted this week at US President Donald Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy of separating families seeking asylum at the US-Mexico border. So, too, did semantic debate. Reports and photographs from Southern Texas […]more
It’s been a little over a year since Twitter user Pixelated Boat innocently posted a joke about the ephemeral and fickle nature of Internet fame, but the story of Milkshake Duck has now been retweeted over 10,000 times and spawned an entry in Urban Dictionary. And it’s a term that is on our radar, as […]more
In mathematics, a singularity is a point at which things stop following the rules. Ray Kurzweil, author and futurist, describes his version of ‘The Singularity’ as the point at which humans transcend our biology, breaking free of the limitations of our physical shells. It’s a significant moment, a tipping point. In parenting, there is also […]more