THEN AND NOW: The cast of ‘Modern Family’

Season 10 of ABC’s “Modern Family” premieres on September 26, which means the show has been on for nearly a decade. A lot has happened in the years since we were first introduced to the Dunphy and Pritchett families in …

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The surprising effect 9/11 had on the English language

The September 11, 2011 attacks, changed American life in many ways. One of the lesser-known changes is that it changed people talk about terrorist incidents. Linguists have noted how the name people assigned to the attacks, “9/11,” is now a …

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