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Eleanor Tremeer
Eleanor Tremeer is a freelance writer who spends her time bouncing between her native UK and Germany. (Berlin, I wish I knew how to quit you.) She has been featured in prestigious publications such as Empire, Gizmodo, and her mother's fridge. Although she once worked as a TEFL teacher, and lived in Berlin for three years, Eleanor embarrassingly knows no other languages — unless you count emoji speech.
Articles by Eleanor
Is It Cultural Appropriation To Use Drag Slang And AAVE?

Is It Cultural Appropriation To Use Drag Slang And AAVE?

Sure, you want to describe your new ‘bae’ as ‘woke’ and your last weekend as ‘lit,’ but where do these words come from? (And should you be using them at all?)
Are Emojis The New Hieroglyphs? A Brief History Of Emojis And Their Purpose

Are Emojis The New Hieroglyphs? A Brief History Of Emojis And Their Purpose

Nearly 90% of online users use emojis to supplement their speech — but what does this mean for the future of language? Let’s investigate what linguistic purpose emojis serve.