Prairie dogs can contaminate the pack with fear of a predator. But humans do it better. For most of us, most of the time, we are sensitive to the basic differences between saying something and putting it down on a page. …And then there is Trump Speak. On display almost everyday is a native speaker […]
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Join Rebecca Vicente, student at Baruch College, to muse on the cost and benefit of sharing data in MoviePass. What could seal the deal for her? See if it’s the same for you, in her post at Public Linguist…
Communicating in images far predates our so-called smart phones, hieroglyphics in ancient Mesopotamia an example, reminds millennial Yumna Ahmed Qazi. Head over to Public Linguist for her book recommendation on emojis.
There’s an article in today’s New York Times on how many people across the U.S. are at risk of losing their health insurance, featuring data from the Urban Institute, and a corresponding large map the Times created, that our Public Linguist is having trouble interpreting. Come on over to the Public Linguist blog to have […]
That “all the world’s a stage” chimed true on Sunday evening at the Miss U.S.A. pageant. Our now-crowned bell, er, belle representing the nation’s capital, gave a response to a judge’s question about access to affordable healthcare. Her response set social media into a frenzy. What did she mean? Here at the Health Literacy Lab we too […]