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Do I Know You?: A Rant about Labels and the Conflicts They Feed


Two anthropomorphic dictionaries with arms, legs, and boxing gloves face each other in a ring. The scoreboard behind them reads "Home: 78" "Guest: 84."
When Dictions Duel | Original graphic by Ariana Lippi via Adobe Design

The other day, while teaching a college class, I mentioned that I knew that some of my students belonged to a certain group. I’d seen them socializing with other members of that group, I told them, in bars where people of that sort tend to gather. Bars popular among “flaming bipeds.”

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