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The 4-Word Phrase I Just Can't Stand

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Forget four-letter words. I can withstand most swears, even inventive ones, with the steely composure of a...

Give Them a Power Greeting

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 06.01.2014 | Impact
Naphtali Hoff

You're walking down the street. Your eyes are looking forward and you notice a person coming your way. You prepare to say "good morning," "hello," or something similar, only to have the other person drop their eyes to avoid contact.

I Say Hello; You Say ... Nothing

Elio Leturia | Posted 10.01.2012 | Latino Voices
Elio Leturia

Over my many years in the United States, I've come to understand that people don't mean to be rude when they fail to greet you. Their me-centeredness is simply part of the culture now.

Why Do We Walk Past Each Other Like Strangers?

Ora Nadrich | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

I think we should simply do away with hand shaking altogether and adopt the prayer salutation. I'm all for bringing out our inner Buddha and showing it off, and a good way to do that is by how we greet each other each day.

George Bush's Nightmare Before Christmas

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

When given the opportunity to be "naughty or nice" this holiday season, Bush has clearly opted to go down as one of the naughtiest, most sinister presidents in our nation's history.