The Mystery of “9/11”

The Mystery of “9/11”

Today, of course, is a day of remembrance, of reflection, of putting aside politically-driven rancor in favor of respecting those lost as one nation. While the same articles are shared over and over (and that’s fine), I wanted to share a different one, an academic one. This piece (and the comments that follow) discuss the origin of the term “9/11” and how that came to be the shorthand for the day’s horrific events.

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