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How We Got “Please” and “Thank You” - Why the line between politeness and bossiness is a linguistic mirage.  – Brain Pickings

How We Got “Please” and “Thank You” - Why the line between politeness and bossiness is a linguistic mirage. – Brain Pickings

11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

Community Post: 11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures

46 Pieces Of Beautiful Poetry

46 Pieces Of Beautiful Poetry

" Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny." - Laozi

Are Gender-Neutral Pronouns Actually Doomed?  Some linguists say English, flexible as it is, isn’t built for gender-neutral pronouns. Others say there’s a good chance “they” could take flight, given the right visibility and support.

Are Gender-Neutral Pronouns Actually Doomed? Some linguists say English, flexible as it is, isn’t built for gender-neutral pronouns. Others say there’s a good chance “they” could take flight, given the right visibility and support.

Induratize   (v.) to make one's own heart hardened or resistant to someone's pleas or advances, or to the idea of love

Induratize (v.) to make one's own heart hardened or resistant to someone's pleas or advances, or to the idea of love

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