Donald Trump and the Fourth-Grade Vocabulary: The Social Use of “Short,” “Medium,” and “Long” Words

 As anyone who is not a zombie knows, there has been quite a bit of commotion in the 2016 presidential race. The Republican primary contest has expanded to 17 candidates, but only one is getting headlines in the media: Donald Trump.Trump has been sucking all the oxygen out of the political space for a couple of … More Donald Trump and the Fourth-Grade Vocabulary: The Social Use of “Short,” “Medium,” and “Long” Words

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