language

‘They’ is now recognized by Merriam-Webster as a pronoun for non-binary individuals

The inclusion is a significant recognition that the new pronouns have reached the mainstream

Think ‘like’ began with Valley Girls? Guess again.

When did the word insinuate itself into our language?

Words we left behind: 4 young women on growing up with two languages

‘There’s a sense of self that’s not completely whole’

I don’t want my daughter to be called ‘guys.’ Here’s why.

When my 3-year-old’s soccer coach addresses the group as ‘guys,’ does she even know the coach is talking to her?

What does it mean for ‘Project Runway’ stars to use ‘old lady’ to describe unflattering clothes?

We are all guilty of using linguistic shorthand. But the language of fashion is not simply about clothes.

‘She pretends to know so much English’: Miss USA apologizes for comments about other contestants’ language skills

Many condemned the remarks as ‘racist’ and ‘bigoted’

The problem with calling someone an ‘accuser’ when they allege sexual assault

The word comes freighted with a patriarchal history

New Zealand politician Marama Davidson wants to ‘disarm’ and take back the ‘c-word’

Other female politicians said they wouldn’t use the word

‘You can’t call her a slut?’: GOP congressman makes bigoted remarks about women in newly unearthed audio

‘Is birth control really that important to you ladies?’