Tag: Meghan Markle
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Last week, the Word Watch highlighted terms, sex, gender, and nationalist, connected to the man whose language ever makes the headlines: Donald Trump. So, as a lexical palate cleanser, if you will, let’s turn our attention this week to some words made notable by the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. And we’ll cap it off, […]more
Let’s fly our ‘Brexit plane’ straight off the runway with this week’s watch of the words – beginning with something decidedly nonverbal. Lip bite At her wedding last weekend, Megan Markle looked absolutely stunning. Prince Harry certainly thought so, too. The internet noticed, and needed something much stronger than a Megharryccino to handle what it […]more
We present you another theme in this week’s Word Watch: language in conflict. Do you hear Yanny or Laurel? Is gammon racist or just an insult? If all this quarreling stresses you out, don’t worry, for we’ll bring everyone together in the end. Yanny or Laurel In case you haven’t heard by now, a viral […]more
On the Weekly Word Watch, its love at first… etymology. Let’s kick things off with the big news about Prince Harry and Megan Markle – or #Harkle, as some our blending the newly engaged super-couple. Engagement Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle sent hearts and social media feeds aflutter when they announced their engagement […]more