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Why some words hurt some people and not others

By Dalla Malé Fofana, Chargé de cours , Linguistique, Sciences du langage et Communication, Bishop's University
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Because of context and history, some words and phrases carry a heavy burden with them. Their mere mention can bring back painful memories and problematic situations.


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