On language and class at the copy desk
And it could affect people’s judgments of what’s socially appropriate
Exploring the language of Yelp reviews
From 'cup-shot' to 'rat-arsed'
And what linguists say it means if your smiley face has a nose
And they give much more weight to utilitarian concerns
The evolutionary logic—and other meanings—of a pet name
The phrase has become a weapon rather than a reminder