The terms we use

I read a post by a disability blogger I follow, about the use of infantilizing words and phrases we use in lieu of “disabled” – like “Differently Abled” and it’s shorter term “Diffabled”. I’ve always hated differently abled. Diffabled just is ridiculous. I got what this blogger was saying, because I’ve seen grown adults do…

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“Is this the hill you want to die on?”

Earlier in this year, I got into an argument with a friend of a friend on Facebook. As you do. Mind you, I try not to do such things. I’ve even gone as far as to take the subject at hand, and post about it on my own page so not to start a fight…

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