“Queen Elizabeth I grew up in a dysfunctional family.”

This is the best illustration I have ever seen of the inadequacy of the quasi-clinical vocabulary that moves so quickly and smoothly and brain-numbingly into the vernacular.

Enjoy!

 

Detail from a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I at Age 13, attributed to the
Elizabethan female court painter, Levina Teerlinc / (Teerling) (1510/1520-1576)
From http://www.earlywomenmasters.net/cds/elizabeth/index.html

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Teacher of English writing and literature (college-level); academic-freedom activist; editor and copy editor; theater director, costumer, actress, playwright. View all posts by RAB

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