For as long as we’ve had language, some people have tried to control it. And some of the most frequent targets of this communication regulation are the ums, ers, and likes that pepper our conversations. These linguistic fillers occur roughly 2 to 3 times per minute in natural speech. So are ums and uhs just a habit we can’t break? Or is there more to them? Lorenzo García-Amaya investigates.
My experiences with violence in schools still echo throughout my life but standing to face the problem has helped me in immeasurable ways.
Schools and families are in desperate need of proper tools to confront this problem. This piece is a starting point
In addition to the — already famous — Everything is a Remix series
Comic author Rob Reid unveils Copyright Math (TM), a remarkable new field of study based on actual numbers from entertainment industry lawyers and lobbyists.