A word not said

Illustration: Lawrence Luckom

We’ve all had the experience of being haunted by something we did not say. Last week I proposed three new words for our national conversation. Originally, there was one more word on that list. A word I decided not to say.

For the last week I’ve been thinking about that word, and about my decision to silence it. It’s like a song I can’t get out of my head. Consider…

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Lawrence Luckom

Lawrence Luckom

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Cultural and political cartoonist, pattern spotter, story teller, UX designer.