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Language Use

The Curious Use of Language in the Lance Armstrong Decision

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 10.27.2012 | Science
Dr. Keith Devlin

In a June letter to Armstrong, subsequently made public, the USADA said samples taken from the cyclist in 2009 and 2010 were "fully consistent with blood manipulation including EPO use and/or blood transfusions."

The Word You're Probably Misusing

Zoë Triska | Posted 08.29.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

"Nauseous" and "nauseated" are two very commonly confused words. People often use "nauseous" when they mean "nauseated." For example, you WOULDN'T say, "I feel so nauseous right now" when you're trying to say, "I feel like I'm going to throw up right now."

Politics, Social Media, Beer and Guns

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

New technologies are expanding the universe of those interested in getting engaged with the political system. This is great news for us, the people.