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Download Wordslut A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language Ebook Í ✓ Join or create book clubs ↠ ➼ [Reading] ➾ Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language By Join or create book clubs ➱ – Danpashley.Onsterms including hussy which simply meant housewife; and slut which meant an untidy person and was also used to describe men These are just a few of historys many English slurs hurled at womenAmanda Montell reporter and feminist linguist deconstructs languagefrom insults cursing gossip and catcalling to grammar and pronunciation patternsto reveal the ways it has been used for centuries to keep women and other marginalized genders from power Ever wonder why so many people are annoyed when women speak with vocal fry or use like as filler? Or why certain Well written but in a casual non stuffy non academic way An excellent read for men and women showing the gender bias in our everyday slang “Holy clit bat woman” is now part of my lexicon

Wordslut A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English LanguageOnsterms including hussy which simply meant housewife; and slut which meant an untidy person and was also used to describe men These are just a few of historys many English slurs hurled at womenAmanda Montell reporter and feminist linguist deconstructs languagefrom insults cursing gossip and catcalling to grammar and pronunciation patternsto reveal the ways it has been used for centuries to keep women and other marginalized genders from power Ever wonder why so many people are annoyed when women speak with vocal fry or use like as filler? Or why certain Well written but in a casual non stuffy non academic way An excellent read for men and women showing the gender bias in our everyday slang “Holy clit bat woman” is now part of my lexicon

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Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language Ø I get so jazzed about the future of feminism knowing that Amanda Montells brilliance is rising up and about to explode worldwideJill SolowayA brash enlightening and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes usThe word bitch conjures many images but it is most often meant to describe an unpleasant woman Even before its usage to mean a female canine bitch didnt refer to women at allit originated as a gender neutral word for genitalia A perfectly innocuous word devolving into an insult directed at females is the case for t Amanda Montell in writing Wordslut A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language has set a new standard for conveying factual information She has done a ton of research and has incorporated it into the narrative seamlessly She not only explains how language has evolved as a primary support to the patriarchy but she also explains the subtleties of how men and women support this Then she cleverly and with humor tells us how to combat language that diminishes and demeans women from the streets to the boardroom I think everyone needs to read this book and it needs to be taught in from our elementary schools on up to as an adjunct to masters and doctoral programs This is an excellent book club read and I'd love to be a fly on the wall to listen to the discussions It deserves 10 stars out of 5 Disclaimer I don't know the author or anyone at the publishing house Mobi Ò A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language ✓ Join or create book clubs

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Join or create book clubs ✓ Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language Kindle Gender neutral terms stick and others dont? Or where stereotypes of how women and men speak come from in the first place? Montell effortlessly moves between history science and popular culture to explore these uestionsand how we can use the answers to affect real social change Montells irresistible humor shines through making linguistics not only approachable but downright hilarious and profoundWordslutgets to the heart of our language marvels at its elasticity and sheds much needed light on the biases that shadow women in our culture and our consciousne Absolutely superb A must read for any and all womxn and allies