[ pahn koo ]
/ ˈpɑn ˈku /
noun Chinese Mythology.
a being personifying the primeval stuff from which heaven and earth were formed.
What Is An Ally?Allies use their own privilege to help raise visibility and create opportunities for those at a disadvantage.
What Is An “Interrupter”?What’s an interrupter? Interrupters—like this little guy right here—are squeezing into more and more contemporary writing. They’re often the goofy/sarcastic “wink-wink-nudge-nudge” asides writers play with in nonacademic writing and online content. Also called insertions, interrupting phrases, or parenthetical expressions, interrupters are words, phrases, or clauses that break the flow of writing—because if the author feels like it, why not?—to offer additional, can’t-be-held-back, or spur-of-the-moment thoughts …
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