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On Nail Polish and Roses

I quite like wearing nail polish. My favourite colour, among others, is purple. I sit and chat with my friends at lunch. I like roses, and irises, and rosemary, and cherry blossoms. I like looking at pictures of cute baby … Continue reading

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Clueless

As I am standing with my mother in the line at the supermarket checkout, I flick my eyes over the magazines. Most of them cause eye-rolls. But the other day,¬†Ok!¬†magazine caused a stare, and a vaguely worried mind-set for the … Continue reading

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Unimportant headline information

‘Lesbian couple beat dog’ ‘Woman assaults employees’ ‘Indian man murders wife’ See anything wrong with these headlines? With one word taken out or changed, it would mean the same thing, without marginalizing a group. ‘Couple beats dog’ ‘Boss assaults employees’ … Continue reading

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