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When true crime was sung

By Michelle Sacks While listening to a podcast the other day, I learned a new term, murder ballad.   I immediately thought of popular songs that have elicited controversy due to their depiction of murder and domestic abuse.  That initial thought made me wonder about the antiquity of this genre. …

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Modern Day Bullying

By Michelle Sacks Bullying seems like such a watered-down term.  Its overuse is deflating the efficacy. Cases can easily be ignored due to inappropriate use of the term.   Surprisingly, the term was first used as a term of endearment such as sweetheart.  The word then morphed to a term used…

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