[ kăp′ə-lēn′, -lĭn ]
A caplike bandage covering the head or the stump from an amputation.
Last Month In Pop Language: “Nice for What” And Other April #1sThis is our second installment of Last Month in Pop Language, a column where the most popular (statistically) song, book, and film of the month will have their words analyzed in hopes of drawing a conclusion about language’s current usage—and future. At the end of each monthly column, we’ll draw a conclusion: Was last month’s pop language masterly, malevolent, or merely meh?
Slam Poetry Is Helping People Work Through Their PainIn this column, we travel the US exploring the minority languages, dialects, and people who call it home. Then, we step back to see what effects they might have on society at large. Today, the spotlight is on slam poetry.
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