Best Actress nominee Quvenzhané Wallis is interviewed on the red carpet at the Academy Awards Sunday, when several journalists struggled with the young actress's name. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Linguist Geoff Nunberg finds that in the film Lincoln, screenwriter Tony Kushner oscillates between old and modern meanings of "equality." DreamWorks/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Historical Vocab: When We Get It Wrong, Does It Matter?

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Remembering The Man Who Made The Daleks A Metallic Menace

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High Honors For Actress Deavere Smith

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Who Won Oscar Gold Last Night?

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Anthony Breznican is a senior writer at Entertainment Weekly and its chief Oscars correspondent. Anthony Breznican hide caption

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EW's Oscar Guy: Predictions, Backstage Tales

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Listen to Pop Culture Happy Hour

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Amid Lawsuits, Aereo Brings Broadcast TV To The Internet

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