‘He Do the Police in Different Voices’: On Speech and Language Policing

Originally posted on Jeanne de Montbaston:
“And I’ll tell you another thing about the way women don’t Talk Proper …”Filippo Lippi, Man and Woman at a Casement. New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to speak, as T. S. Eliot puts it, ‘in different voices’. We… Continue reading ‘He Do the Police in Different Voices’: On Speech and Language Policing