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by Anne Curzan
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First, examine how we judge what is acceptable or unacceptable in English, and how we distinguish “acceptable” from “stylistically preferable.”

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How is the tone of “bootylicious” different from “incentivize”? Youthful, undignified, playful, and irreverent, slang is hard to define but serves an important purpose in our communications.

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Professor Curzan approaches words like an archaeologist, digging below the surface to uncover the story of words....

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Grammar! For many of us, the word triggers memories of finger-wagging schoolteachers, and of wrestling with the ambiguous and complicated rules of using formal language.

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In just six lectures, Professor Curzan teaches you key strategies that can dramatically improve your ability to converse with anyone, from strangers to supervisors....

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