Intersectionality for Dummies

Intersectionality, I rightly assumed, has nothing to do with street intersections. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word was first used in the 1960s to describe a mathematical phenomenon. I’m a former English professor, so I’m familiar ...

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Oxford Dictionary debuts

On this day in 1884, the first portion, or fascicle, of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), considered the most comprehensive and accurate dictionary of the English language, is published. Today, the OED is the definitive authority on the meaning ...

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