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This blog is a vehicle for procrastination

I’m doing it again: the item at the top of my to-do list is “WRITE QUALIFYING PAPER”. (If I don’t finish this paper by the deadline in three weeks, I will not get my Master’s degree on time.) The second … Continue reading

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Fresh Off the Boat Review: Persistent Romeo

I’m really glad that the creators and directors of FOTB recognized early on what a great comic talent they have in Constance Wu, who plays Jessica Huang (aka “Moms”). She consistently nails her one-liners and has the best expressions: a sly … Continue reading

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Yo Dude

Linguistic accomodation decribes the phenomenon of people subtly changing the way that they speak when they are communicating with others in order to become more (or sometimes less) similar to them. Although the theory was developed in the realm of … Continue reading

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