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All for Un- and Un- for All

How did one prefix become so unavoidable?

Nancy Friedman
6 min readJan 6, 2024

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Here are some titles, websites, and brand names that have drifted into my awareness during the last eight months:

  • Unjected: “a place to meet like-minded unvaccinated people”
  • Unwoke: a book by U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), published in November 2023
  • UnXeptable: a grassroots movement for a democratic Israel, founded in 2020
  • Unlimit, a London-based financial-technology…

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Nancy Friedman

Writer, name developer, brand consultant, idea-ist, ex-journalist. @fritinancy on Mastodon, Instagram, Bluesky, Threads, and elsewhere.