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Last night, I had a dream in which I was attending a wedding. It was unlike any wedding that I’ve ever been to because it was a gay couple that was being married. During the ceremony, the officiant said that … Continue reading

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“It’s because you study linguistics.”

There are several things people like to assume about the linguists they know. I would like to debunk three of them. #1. Linguists can speak a lot of languages. This isn’t necessarily true. On my very first day of Introduction to Linguistics … Continue reading

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