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Civility 101

Robin Lakoff, professor emerita of linguistics | January 17, 2011

In the last few weeks, “civility” has gone from a word rarely encountered to perhaps the most frequent noun in American public discourse. Everyone agrees: there is too little of it, our public servants need to display more of it toward one another. But – perhaps since we have until now used it only infrequently, … Continue reading »