NPR News: After Years Of Restraint, A Linguist Says ‘Yes!’ To The Exclamation Point

After Years Of Restraint, A Linguist Says ‘Yes!’ To The Exclamation Point
F. Scott Fitzgerald once declared that using an exclamation point was like laughing at your own joke, but linguist Geoff Nunberg begs to differ. He’s begun embracing the mark in his own writing.

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NPR News: After Years Of Restraint, A Linguist Says ‘Yes!’ To The Exclamation Point

NPR News: After Years Of Restraint, A Linguist Says ‘Yes!’ To The Exclamation Point

After Years Of Restraint, A Linguist Says ‘Yes!’ To The Exclamation Point
F. Scott Fitzgerald once declared that using an exclamation point was like laughing at your own joke, but linguist Geoff Nunberg begs to differ. He’s begun embracing the mark in his own writing.

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NPR News: After Years Of Restraint, A Linguist Says ‘Yes!’ To The Exclamation Point

NPR News: Why We Should Say Someone Is A ‘Person With An Addiction,’ Not An Addict

Why We Should Say Someone Is A ‘Person With An Addiction,’ Not An Addict
Journalists should quit calling a person who uses drugs an “addict,” according to The Associated Press Stylebook. This follows a trend toward “person first” descriptions of people with diseases.

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NPR News: Why We Should Say Someone Is A ‘Person With An Addiction,’ Not An Addict

NPR News: Week In Politics: Comey Testifies Before Senate Committee

Week In Politics: Comey Testifies Before Senate Committee
NPR’s Audie Cornish speaks with political analysts Guy Benson of Townhall.com and Matthew Yglesias of Vox about former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, and reaction by the White House and others.

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NPR News: Week In Politics: Comey Testifies Before Senate Committee