All posts tagged language evolution

Korean 101: the history of Hangul

From the age of seven I have been introduced to many languages and cultures. We were encouraged to learn – well, pay attention to – Spanish, French, and German; however, […]

Can we reclaim language?

Many liberal feminists believe that women can obtain equality through their actions. They argue that language can be reappropriated if used in a new and empowering context, but how can […]

Womxn? The Power of Words

Early this week, the Goldsmiths Student Union and a student society at King’s College London used ‘womxn’ rather than ‘woman’ in communications with students, citing the idea that womxn is […]