Stories by David Shariatmadari

David Shariatmadari is a deputy editor on the Guardian comment desk. His Twitter name is D_Shariatmadari  subscribe to David Shariatmadari's feed

Posted on: Jun 18, 2014, Source: The Guardian

Slang has long been a way of forming subcultures and evading authority. But try to pin it down and it will slip out of your reach.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2014, Source: The Guardian

New study shows why kids absorb taboo words so readily.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: Comment Is Free

Toe-may-to, toh-mah-to?

Posted on: Apr 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Perhaps it's time to imagine a new variety of environmentalist, one whose focus is human survival.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2006, Source:

An 80-year-old newspaper found behind a broken mirror provides a surprisingly fresh perspective on our anxious modern condition.