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Use of the "we" when referring to the United States

Since not everyone is USian, I think it would be a good idea for people to refrain when possible from using "we" when discussing the people of the United States. This especially rankles when discussing military action, as in "we should drop a nuclear weapon," as even fellow citizens may not want to be included in that "we". [more inside]
posted by cell divide on Feb 28, 2014 - 641 comments

Meetup completion: 88% out of 100%

We ran a query of all meetups in the US, and found there have been meet-ups in 44 distinct states. The missing states are both Dakotas, Idaho (a previous attempt), Mississippi (another attempt), West Virginia, and Wyoming. Map below! [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Sep 10, 2013 - 92 comments

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