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Other Languages

“Most Die Young,” by Camille Bordas. The New Yorker, 1/2/2017. Bordas’ article is a fiction piece, but, in one tiny segment, she makes a good point about languages that checks out as true. When learning about a different culture, we … Continue reading

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Rubberneckers

I hear the word “rubberneckers” on TV almost every day. It is a derogatory term for drivers who slow down as they gawk at a traffic accident, enjoying their schadenfreude. TV traffic reporters on our local evening news love it … Continue reading

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