A BC Lawyer Drops the F-Bomb

A fun case of the bounds of free speech, and the place of foul language.

For the news story, see here:
http://www.macleans.ca/work/jobs/what-happens-when-a-lawyer-drops-the-f-bomb/

For the official court decision, see here:

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Interview with John H. McWhorter

Here is a very nice, accessible interview with author John H. McWhorter about his new book The Language Hoax. You can listen here:

http://newbooksinlanguage.com/2014/07/18/john-h-mcwhorter-the-language-hoax-why-the-world-looks-the-same-in-any-language-oxford-up-2014/