China to search engines: links considered harmful

The Chinese government has apparently made a New Year’s resolution to crack down even harder on “vulgarity” on the web, sending warning shots to nineteen sites including the two most popular search engines in China:  Baidu and Google.  Officials said that the sites had not done enough or acted quickly enough to prevent banned content […]

Banned Emoticon Gets No <3

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Lake Superior State University has issued its 34th annual List of Words to Be Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. Nominations for the list come from the general public, through the university’s website. The targets are generally “pet peeves from everyday speech, as well […]