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“Mother” and “Father” are no longer acceptable terms

When I was in elementary school (only 70 years ago), my teacher taught us that mom, mama, mommy, dad, papa, and the like, were nicknames that children called their parents. If someone else referred to your parent, it was your … Continue reading

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Disambiguate

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the meaning of disambiguate is “to establish a single semantic or grammatical interpretation for.” When I was in the sixth grade, one of my teachers, who was a stickler with regard to the proper use … Continue reading

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