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Open Letters To

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An Open Letter to People Who Are Mangling Language

I’m Begging You to Stop Before Civilization As We Know It Ends

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Dearest Manglers,

Is there some reason why you insist on using nouns as verbs?

For the record, “journaling” is not a word. A journal is a book in which you chronicle your…

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Open Letters are sent to the world and beyond. Here we say what must be said, whether it is harsh, humorous, or even a teensy bit passive aggressive. Share your open letters with the world, the meta-physical, or your micro-managing boss.

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Kate Stone Lombardi

Kate Stone Lombardi

Journalist/author. Contributor NYT 20+ years. Also WSJ, Time.com, GH, more. Author: Mama’s Boy Myth (Penguin/Avery 2012). Cook. Parent. Queen Latifah fan.

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