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04.14.14 Andy Cush

Today, Banksy updated his website with a new work depicting two lovers who gaze into their respective cell phone screens, mid-embrace. It’s a clever if unsubtle comment on the ways we use technology to mediate social interaction, and it looks a lot like an Atlantic magazine cover from 2012. The image, for a story titled “Is Facebook Making Us […]

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11.19.13 Marina Galperina

An article on The Atlantic appears to be officially announcing that English Has a New Preposition, Because Internet and “Linguists are recognizing the delightful evolution of the word ‘because.’” The word “because,” in standard English usage, is a subordinating conjunction, which means that it connects two parts of a sentence in which one (the subordinate) explains the other. […]

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