“Three linguistic tips for talking about COVID-19” Our word choice matters tldr: Always say e.g. “confirmed cases” – many people haven’t been tested Make agency clear/explicit instead of “the virus is spread by…” Use “you” and “we” agents when possible
Tell your governor and ICE: Protect people in prisons, jails, and detention centers from COVID-19
Something weird happened when I first opened Audible this morning (the cover art fixed itself when I opened the app again). The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal with the cover art for Clockwork Boys by Ursula Vernon is my favorite, haha!