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Being Meanspirited Doesn’t Mean You’re Being Mean – a language conundrum

When I was a kid, yelling “You’re a meanie!” was a useful epithet. It captured the anger and frustration and powerlessness one felt and hurled all of it at the person being a meanie. To which the meanie would commonly … Continue reading

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