Mr. Knightley and Emma Woodhouse, from Jane Austen's Emma

Jane Austen’s Subtly Subversive Linguistics

Why are Jane Austen books still so beloved? A linguist argues it has more to do with Austen's masterful use of language than with plot.
The United States Supreme Court Building

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Presidents have always chosen Supreme Court nominees who agree with their political beliefs. But they've gotten savvier about the selection process.