formation of a clot or other blockage in one of the blood vessels of the brain, often followed by neurologic damage; a type of stroke.
Last Month in Pop Language: Post Malone, Bill Clinton, and Other June Low Points
by Molly Rosen Marriner. This is our fourth 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 column, we’ll draw a conclusion: Was last month’s pop language masterly, malevolent, or merely meh?
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