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Last night, I found an article in the Guardian that encapsulates my thoughts exactly!

Have a read here.

This sentence from the first paragraph gives you a flavour of things to come:

” I have come to the measured conclusion that it is, as we say in the linguistics world, bollocks.”

And this, yes this extract below!

“I have been wearying of “empowerment” for some time, and the times when I’m especially weary of it are when I discuss how weird it is that so many A-list female celebrities feel compelled to take their clothes off on the covers of magazines only for someone to retort that, actually, these women are “empowering themselves”. Quite when the word “empowerment” became a euphemism for “offering oneself up as a w*nk object” is not recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary.”

Yes, exactly.


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