I Love You but You Didn’t Do the Reading

[Editor’s Note: We at ILYBYGTH are happy to announce a new feature, “I Love You but You Didn’t Do the Reading.”  In this weekly column, we’ll point out stories of interest to SAGLRROILYBYGTH, a sort of “in case you missed it” list.  Will we be able to keep it up?  Who knows.  But let’s give it a try and see if people like it.  Suggestions for readings are always welcome to our editorial desk: alaats AT binghamton DOT edu .]

reading pigeon

Words, words, words…

January Third, 2016.

What did you miss out there? A few stories that caught our eye this past week:

Grammar nazis relax: We can now use “they” to refer to one person. If we have to.

Jesus takes on the NFL: The Christian roots of Concussion.

A real culture war over education: Boko Haram closes down thousands of schools in Northwest Africa.

Across the pond, British schools must now teach that the UK is a “Christian” country.

When does the “Benedict Option” become a fundamentalist cult?

Racist AND stupid: Sikhs in the USA attacked for being Muslim.

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