13 April, 2010

Words, Words, Words: On Verbal Abuse

13 April, 2010 // 5 Comments

“Sticks and stones may break my bones,” the poster in my fourth grade classroom said, “but words will never hurt me.” This poster gazed down at me over the course of an academic year. I went to a rather hippie dippy school ...

Rattling Gherkins

13 April, 2010 // 0 Comments

Image from Racebox.org, which has a complete archive of the way the ‘race’ question has been framed since 1790. T. R. Xands at Adventures of the TV Addict, the Wannabe Writer, and the Should-Be Famous: I’m sure that attitude will ...