Vivienne Charlton Cox

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Why We Need To Stop Calling Women "Girls"

<i>"What can I get you girls?"</i> It's one of the first things my friends and I always hear when we're ordering something in a restaurant or bar. Men of …


Preserve your dialect: tell us about the unusual Australian words you use

If you live or work in Australia you may have heard people use different words to describe what women wear when they go swimming. If you’re in Queensland women might be wearing togs; if you’re in the Victoria area they’re bathers, and if you’re in New South Wales they’re cozzies.<p>Maps of Australian …


Thinking in a foreign language, we’re less prone to superstition

<i>By</i> Alex FraderaOperating in our second language can have some intriguing psychological effects. We swear more freely and linger longer on …

Are Social Media Posts by Politicians Official Documents?

The US Department of Justice has declared that President Trump’s tweets are official statements of the President – at least in one case. In another, …