From Terror to Terrific

May 29, 2014

“Crossover words are a tremendous testament to our awesome ability to shape the language as we use it. To master our fears. To take our terror and use it to build something terrific.” – Arika Okrent writes for The Week about irony, slang and the way language changes.

is a staff writer for The Millions. She lives in New York and every so often writes things at kaulielewis.wordpress.com.

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