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The super-language of Superman

 

17 October marks what would have been the 100th birthday of Jerry Siegel (d. 1996), who, along with artist Joe Shuster, created…

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Pronunciation: ˈdīktik
adjective
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Fresh fish in stir: The Shawshank Redemption and prison slang

 

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption, the prison drama following the lives of prisoners…