Kate Burridge

Kate Burridge

All taboos serve different human interests by avoiding those things which threaten to cause offence or distressMore Kate Burridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Underhand euphemism are used, not so much to conceal offence and to deliberately disguise a topic and deceiveMore Kate Burridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All euphemisms are dishonest, but many are designed to make life easierMore Kate Burridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Because of the way our society is structures, using sentences such as "I don't it" can put people at a disadvantage. And this is, of course, why teachers have to give students access to Standard English, in order to protect them against this sort of prejudice.More Kate Burridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A non-standard dialect is as valid communication system as the standardMore Kate Burridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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