Sunday March 11, 2012- 140 character exchanges spark a rich conversation…
The Tweets that ignited the conversation…
Has “strong” become a euphemism for “it doesn’t matter how we treat them because they’ll survive”?
“strong” definitely backhanded if used as a character trait or trope…maybe not so much if used to (cont)
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