Friday, March 24, 2017

There's No Crying on Social Media


BOOK REVIEW
There's No Crying on Social Media!
Young adults are desperate not to let peers see any signs of weakness or failure.
Andrew Root
A cursory search of academic dissertations reveals a new interest in the origins of insults and curse words. For instance, I learned recently that the insult "phony" — as in "She acted like she was into EDM [electronic dance music], but then we found out she was a phony" — entered our lexicon with the arrival of the telephone. People started phoning other people randomly, pretending to be someone they weren't. These were the original "phonies." continue reading >>


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The Exchange
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