The surprising pattern behind color names around the world – Vox

Colour me gobsmacked.

It’s studies like these on differences in cross-cultural perception that set my heart aflutter.

Accompanying Vox article here.


The hidden political message of Chuck Schumer’s inaugural speech – Vox



Interesting, and well said.

“To some extent, this is standard patriotic rhetoric. But when said in front of a man who thought a Latino judge was not fit to judge him, who has called for a ban on Muslim immigration and for mass deportations, who mocked a New York Times reporter’s disability, and whose entire rise to power would’ve been impossible without his own incredible wealth, it takes on new meaning. Mentioning ‘gender identity’ and ‘sexual orientation’ in front of Mike Pence, a stalwart opponent of LGBTQ rights, stings as well.”