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Vox Phrases: Facebook is trying to move into privacy

Vox phrases are your daily summary of what's happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences Newsletter delivered directly to your inbox from Monday to Friday, or check out the Vox Sentences Archive for earlier editions. Facebook turns to privacy; The United Nations focuses on the human rights situation in Saudi Arabia. Facebook tries to emphasize privacy Saul …

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PETA wants you to stop saying "Bring the Bacon" and other common "anti-animal" phrases

They are well-established elements of the American language, but animal rights group PETA suggests that common expressions such as "bring the bacon" and "kill two birds with one stone" contain a damaging message. Idioms like these, so the group, are verbal remnants of "speciesism" and should be replaced by more favorable variations of the theme. "Words matter" (19459005) PETA tweeted …

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Phrases like 'bringing home the bacon' may soon be the next rise in veganism, academic claims

Shareena Hamzah, of Swansea University, says "some shift in language is inevitable"            (iStock) Phrases like "bringing home the bacon" and "flying a dead horse" Shareena Hamzah, from Swansea University in Wales, meat-based metaphors the chop. DECLINE OF CANNED TUNA'S SALES FORCES INDUSTRY SHIFT: 'MILLENNIALS DO NOT EVEN' It could mean historical sayings like "taking a bull by the horns" …

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