On Semantics

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Semantics are often seen as the purview of pedants; stumbling, inartful explanation is not inherently less valuable than one riddled with jargon. To correct someone on minor semantics is akin to correcting their spelling or pronunciation of unfamiliar words, that is, a dick move. In most circumstances, I’d agree. The idea of correcting someone on their use of language when…

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Topher Bigelow

Topher Bigelow

(he/they) Queer, educator, city kid. Writer of words, questioner of social norms, collector of degrees, lovechild of Captain Janeway and Q