Word maven Patricia T. O’Conner explores how words become taboo, and answers your questions about the use (and misuse) of the English language. Call 212-433-9692 or post a question or comment during the show. If your question isn’t answered on air, you can email Patricia T. O’Conner directly at email@example.com.
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