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Workplace laws in the U.S. change fast. In my first job out of college, my co-workers chain-smoked in our tiny Manhattan office – a practice that New York City later banned. Since then, a variety of federal laws have passed that support pregnant workers and that require reasonable accommodations for pumping breast milk.

In a reader favorite last week, three law professors who study employment discrimination, feminism and menstruation argue it’s time to make work life easier for people experiencing menopause. Such policies are already common in the U.K., and the mayor of New York City recently promised “more menopause-friendly workplaces” for local workers.

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Travel to Miami, and you might hear people say ‘get down from the car’ instead of ‘get out of the car.’ Miami Herald/Getty Images

Linguists have identified a new English dialect that’s emerging in South Florida

Phillip M. Carter, Florida International University

It came about through sustained contact with native Spanish speakers who directly translated phrases from Spanish into English, a form of linguistic borrowing called ‘calques.’

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Millions of women are working during menopause, but US law isn’t clear on employees’ rights or employers’ obligations

Naomi Cahn, University of Virginia; Bridget J. Crawford, Pace University ; Emily Gold Waldman, Pace University

Three scholars who are writing a book about menopause and the law suggest ways to protect women experiencing it.

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