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Language links 6/19: endangered languages and bad linguistics journalism

Every Monday, I share some of what I’ve been reading in the past week.

Yet another example of how language matters: using person-centered language to talk about addiction improves treatment and policy: “clinicians — from the least educated up through doctoral-level professionals — take a more punitive stance when patients are described as ‘substance abusers’ rather than ‘people with substance use disorder.'”

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