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All Dried Out

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The Right to Bare Arms

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Help! My Grandma Found Out I’m Gay and Banned Me From Christmas.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Outed for Christmas: I am 19 years old, and a few months ago I came out to my parents and siblings. Everyone has been very accepting and loving. Show More Summary

Let Me Tell You Something

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Zero Tolerance Marriage

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Home Sour Home

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Help! When We Have Sex, My Husband Climaxes in 10 Seconds.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Craving more: I am married to a wonderful, kind, caring, intelligent man who is normally a good communicator. Our sex life has never...Show More Summary

When You’ve Seen One

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Heart on Fire

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The Other Life

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Not Ready for My Close-Up

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Help! I Made a Spectacularly Unsmooth Move on My Co-Worker.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Idiot move: I’ve been co-managing a rather ambitious project for our company with a female colleague in another department. In the months we’ve been working together we’ve become friends, and I’ve developed a little bit of a crush on her. Show More Summary

Holiday E-mail Cold Calling: It’s Still Spam!

I receive inquiries about the appropriateness of e-mailing other onliners about commercial ventures, new businesses or “information I know they can use.” In particular Holiday specials or promotions that folks didn’t sign up to receive. Show More Summary

Once and Future Flame

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Breaking Point

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She’ll Come Around

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Help! I Got Pregnant. Then My Lying Sister Claimed She Was Too.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Lying sister: Around this time last year I told my family I was pregnant with my second child. A couple of months later my younger sister said she was pregnant. Show More Summary

Petting Sounds

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How to Do Email Newsletters for Technical Business Topics

Today I have a great guest post for you from Levy Williamson a very talented up and coming author. Enjoy! Email newsletters must follow a precise protocol. It can be difficult to create a template that works, since unlike person-to-person emails, you will have to speak to a large and very diverse audience you’ve never […] Read the rest here.... Show More Summary

I Before We

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