“Behind Every Successful Man is a Woman” Really?

This article was published on alignthoughts.com

After the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, debate has never been more heated over the taking downof historical monuments. One side says removing these monuments attempts to hide or change history, while the other points out that they pay homage to questionable – and even shameful – parts of history.

The English language has its own“monuments” in the form of idioms, phrases that get passed down through generations and that sometimes have their own questionable origins. Should we keep saying them simply because we always have? …continue reading

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Jessica Trudel

Jessica Trudel has been a freelance writer and editor for over a decade. She is an outspoken advocate for mental health awareness, and a supporter of the arts in Northern Ontario.

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