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Kevin Gates on Slang and Dialect

Ari Appel
January 26, 2015
Filed under What's In A Name?

How can language be used to oppress? Indeed, a very big question with many different answers, all of which a single blog post can't cover. But to start, it could be said that society and its institutions impose a certain way of speaking and writing as "correct usage," alienating those who are not raised...

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