Amanda University: Cunt

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Amanda University, lesson no.7 🤓 We’ve got a hot button issue on the docket today 🤭 You may squirm in your seat throughout this sociolinguistical romp through one of the English language’s most offensive slurs for women, but, as they as, I’m not a normal professor, I’m an *edgy* professor 😉 Here’s hoping that today’s lesson sheds new, flattering light on the word “cunt.”

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Amanda Montell is a writer, linguist, and author of the critically acclaimed book Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language, published by HarperCollins in 2019 and available in paperback June 2. Wordslut has been praised by Time Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Kirkus Reviews, Publisher's Weekly, and the New York Times. Amanda lives in Los Angeles where she is currently developing Wordslut for television with FX, while working on her second book, which is about the language of cults. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys learning impractical languages, doting upon her spoiled pets, and volunteering as a crisis counselor for LGBTQ youth.

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