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Day: February 19, 2016

What should I look out for when migrating to Australia, specifically Melbourne?

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Posted in categories: Australia

So. You here yet? [EDIT: two weeks time, I see. Do please let us know how you find things!] Things to look out for: a touch of Dutch cafe , in Berwick. Outskirts of Melbourne, but they have a bunch of Dutch food and books, should you feel homesick. I may have accidentally translated Het […]

What is your personal experience with obtaining a linguistics degree?

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Posted in categories: Academia, Personal

My story is common to that of many people who did a PhD out of hope and idealism, and got crushed by reality. This is not to discourage you to do linguistics as such, but to keep your eyes open. And read people like Rebecca Schuman at Slate. So. I was always interested in languages, […]

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