Word Trends & Stories

  1. Why The Phrase “Commit Suicide” Isn’t The Right Way To Talk About Suicide

    国产美女视频在线播放|午夜国产免费视频亚洲by Rory Gory | updated by John Kelly, senior research editor at nfergj.com.cn There are many stigmas and misconceptions surrounding mental illness, but it’s quite common to experience it. Nearly one in five US adults live with a mental illness, translating to about 46.6 million people as of 2017. Whether or not you live with a mental illness, mental health is something that all of …

  2. No Offense, These Words Used To Be Inoffensive

  3. What Does Freedom Of Speech Mean?

    国产美女视频在线播放|午夜国产免费视频亚洲Which amendment gives us freedom of speech? Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. —First Amendment to the Constitution We Americans love to refer to the First …

  4. “Karen” vs. “Becky” vs. “Stacy”: How Different Are These Slang Terms?

    国产美女视频在线播放|午夜国产免费视频亚洲When it comes to certain white women these days, it doesn’t matter what lovely moniker their parents may have given them. They’ve also been deigned with the name Karen, Becky, or Stacy. Why? These common names are now shorthand for a certain kind of woman who either behaves badly or others like to complain about. As viral videos of Beckys blow up and the service industry …

  5. Learn How To Speak Canadian English With These Regionalisms

  6. Where Did The Acronyms POTUS And FLOTUS Come From?

    国产美女视频在线播放|午夜国产免费视频亚洲The faster we move, the more abbreviations and acronyms we use, and when it comes to talking about the folks who reside at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue—otherwise known as the White House—there are plenty of acronyms to choose from. The White House has always been home to POTUS (President of the United States). As we have yet to have a female or gay president, if the …

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    Learn The Elephant Words You’ll Never Forget (And Help WWF Save A Pachyderm Or Two)

    They say an elephant never forgets. In more than 60 years, the world’s leading conservation organization—World Wildlife Fund (WWF)— has never forgotten the elephant. This year is no different. In honor of World Elephant Day on August 12, nfergj.com.cn has teamed up with WWF to go behind the scenes and help you learn some new words relating to this type of pachyderm (a fun word …

  8. Is There A Difference Between East Coast And West Coast Slang?

    Is there a difference between east coast slang and west coast slang? The short answer: yes. Take a look.
  9. What Are 7 Words To Describe The Silent Generation?

    The Silent Generation is the generation born between 1925–1945. Here are the words they think describe their generation.
  10. “Hispanic” vs. “Latino”: When To Use Each Term

    国产美女视频在线播放|午夜国产免费视频亚洲by Alyssa Pereira From boxes on census forms to drop-down menus on job applications, we often see Hispanic and Latino positioned side by side, seemingly as interchangeable terms to describe the race and heritage of a population that makes up nearly 20% of the United States. It’s easy to see why these two words are so often conflated and frequently confused. But Hispanic and Latino …