Adverbs modify and restrict verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Adverbs require the existence of both that their opposite and a standard by which the restriction is judged.
James Lipton’s book on venery is about as much fun as one can have with words. I’m back to the 2014 reading list with a book I picked up at my favorite […]
Industrial climate disruption has no deity and thus is not a religion. But that won’t stop deniers from misusing “religion” in an attempt to discredit industrial climate disruption.
The term “denier” simply means “one who rejects the existence, truth, or validity of something” – there is no inherent moral value attached to the word. As such, labeling someone a denier does not automatically invoke the moral repugnance of Holocaust denial, however much the denier may complain otherwise.
The phrase “divorce recovery” is loaded with values and implications that may or may not have been intended. Words matter – use them carefully.