Secrets of Sugar Baby Dating: ‘Sugar dating’ can be a powerful lure for cash-strapped college students | + Opinion

‘I personally think sugar dating is sex work. I don’t think there’s any other way of saying it,’ says journalist Source: Secrets of Sugar Baby Dating: ‘Sugar dating’ can be a powerful lure for cash-strapped college students + Opinion: Over the weekend I finally got suckered by a really good deal and got a new… Read More Secrets of Sugar Baby Dating: ‘Sugar dating’ can be a powerful lure for cash-strapped college students | + Opinion

Political in/correctness in Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

Over the long weekend, I’ve become reacquainted with the art of reading classic adventure tales. I enjoy historical TV series but some productions rewrite history just a bit too much for my liking. I’m not talking about plot embellishments but rather blatant socio-historical fabrications inserted in the hope of creating a progressive, feelgood story. Just… Read More Political in/correctness in Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

Why Filler Words Like “Um” and “Ah” Are Actually Useful | + Opinion

They can serve three purposes. Vocal disfluencies, commonly described as filler words, are a common point of contention in public speaking. Some people disparage them as weak and hesitant, and others defend them as authentic and genuine. Source: Why Filler Words Like “Um” and “Ah” Are Actually Useful Opinion: Umm. I guess I agree. LOL.… Read More Why Filler Words Like “Um” and “Ah” Are Actually Useful | + Opinion

Farewell to the language gods – Power and legitimization in the quest for knowledge

Originally posted July 21, 2019 as “Watch your language! – Because there’s a lot of b.s. out there.” This second revision contains some much-needed style tweaks and minor additions. I initially wrote this on the fly and its original lack of organization still shows to some extent. But rather than starting again from the top,… Read More Farewell to the language gods – Power and legitimization in the quest for knowledge