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Iconic M: Mama

  Why do most languages have something like a word that sounds like mama that means mother?  Etymology, the study of the history of language and words, tells us part of the story, but biology ... READ the POST

Anonymous No Longer Needs To Be a Woman

Virginia Woolf wrote in the early 20th Century For most of history, anonymous was a woman. It seems fitting to start out a month of 26 posts, from A to Z, and centered on the topic of The Iconic ... READ the POST

Why Language Matters, Mitt

I absolutely loved the Semiotic, Non-verbal Communication, and Linguistic Anthropology courses I took as an Undergraduate and Graduate Student with Myrdene Anderson and the late, great O. Micheal ... READ the POST