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Day: January 22, 2017

Why are some Americans so bad at geography?

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Originally Answered: Why are Americans so bad at Geography? I responded to Nick Nicholas’ answer to What do you think when you hear the words, “United States”? with a map, to undo such questions. I got the ball rolling, with all the questions listed in the answer wiki under How many Central and South American […]

What words do you overuse?

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Posted in categories: Personal

In fact. And other such parenthetical elaborates. I like to construct arguments in my prose, and in fact is my wood glue… Answered 2017-01-22 [Originally posted on http://quora.com/What-words-do-you-overuse/answer/Nick-Nicholas-5]

What is the most people that you have spoken to?

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As a lecturer, 120: first year linguistics. As a conference presenter: maybe 300, on a plenary panel. After the first 20, it’s just numbers. 🙂 Answered 2017-01-22 [Originally posted on http://quora.com/What-is-the-most-people-that-you-have-spoken-to/answer/Nick-Nicholas-5]

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