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COVID-19 Words: Neologisms for Our Brave New World By Barbara McClintock, MA, Certified Translator It has been one year since “patient zero”[1] was admitted to Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital on January 23, 2020, and became Canada’s first patient with novel coronavirus, later to be named COVID‑19. Various analysts think that post-COVID...

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People-First Language Versus Identity-First Language Barbara McClintock, MA, Certified Translator People-first language, also called person-first language, is growing in popularity. Partly driven by the Black Lives Matter movement in North America, inclusiveness and diversity are now gaining traction in government and boardrooms across Canada. People-first language, which...