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Half of women put off by macho language in job adverts

LONDON — Biased language in some job adverts in Britain deters as many as one in two women from applying, a study said on Wednesday, amid a push to attract more women to male-dominated sectors.

For the ultimate GoT fan: How to speak Valyrian

NEW YORK — American linguist David J. Peterson may have built up the unique and ancient languages for the television series Game of Thrones but when it comes to who speaks Valyrian best, there’s no contest.

It’s not a tragedy that ‘tragedy’ is overused

By Stephen L. Carter THE AMBUSHES of police officers in Baton Rouge and Dallas were still breaking news when my Twitter feed began filling up...