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Crisis-hit FA have been shown up by Mark Sampson debacle

The42 - 22 Sep 2017
A MAN WHO will misuse an apostrophe is capable of anything, as the legendary Irish sportswriter Con Houlihan famously said, and while the mangling of the Queen's tongue is well down the list of the crisis-hit English FA's problems, it should have told ...
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Can Robots Practice Law?

Justia Verdict - 11 Sep 2017
The ABA has compiled a list of state definitions of the unauthorized practice of law, and it shows a hodgepodge of definitions. ...
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Teaching Orwell and '1984' With The New York Times

New York Times - 09 Feb 2017
Below, a few ideas for pairing the themes in “1984” with what's happening in the world today, along with a full list of resources for teaching Orwell in general. Are you teaching the novel right now? Are your students' reactions different than in ...
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The next Harry Potter words to join the dictionary?

BBC News - 13 Apr 2017
The BBC has learned that another small list of words associated with the Harry Potter book series is on the Oxford University Press watchlist, which decides on the words likely to gain inclusion in its dictionaries. Potterhead refers to a fan of Harry ...
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Mrs. Wordsmith raises £2M to scale its innovative edtech platform

TechCrunch - 13 Jun 2017
“Don't you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thought-crime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it. Every concept that can ever be needed will be expressed ...
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PYMNTS New Speak (Covfefe Sold Separately) - 03 Jun 2017
It's been a big week for words. The national Spelling Bee was held this week in Maryland and went down to the wire in a late-night showdown between 12-year-old Ananya Vinay and 14-year-old Rohan Rajeev. Vinay emerged victorious and took home the ...
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An English Teacher Corrects Shakespeare

Justia Verdict - 10 Apr 2017
She dared use the word “mankind” in her English composition and Dr. Scott thought that was verboten. Parents sometimes wonder what their children learn in college, and ...
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5 Times George Orwell's '1984' Predicted The Future

Bustle - 06 Nov 2016
The language, Newspeak, follows the same general rules and patterns as English but it eliminates all negative words, to minimize the possibility of "crimethink" — a.k.a. having rebellious thoughts that don't align with Ingsoc's ideology. For example ...
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The Roots of Left-Wing Violence

National Review - 05 Jun 2017
All politics is, at some level, a vocabulary contest, and it happens that American politics is currently engaged in a fierce fight over, and about, words. The central word at issue is “fascist,” but there are others: “racist,” “sexist,” and the like. A ...
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Rash Report: 'Alternative facts' and the power of words

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 28 Jan 2017
Another earthshaking geopolitical event — the U.K. vote to leave the European Union — led Collins Dictionary linguists to list “Brexit” as their 2016 word of the year. Justifying their votes to leave their continental cousins, many Brits cited economics.

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