"He Looks Like a Rabbit."

This is an interesting article about young women "being ahead of the linguistic curve," which seems to me to take great pains to avoid giving young women credit for being linguistic trendsetters as opposed to "incubators of vocal trends for the culture at large."

It's also disproportionately focused on the influence of young white women's speech patterns, to the exclusion of young women of color, who are themselves extremely influential, often in ways different from young white women.

That young women are being acknowledged as linguistic trendsetters is compelling, though, particularly in the sense that their speech is mocked and then adapted.

Maybe we can, like, have a more comprehensive and inclusive conversation about that idea here?

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