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Day: April 24, 2017

What do you look like with and without eyeglasses?

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Posted in categories: Personal

I don’t wear glasses much any more; just for driving or concerts, really, and I don’t do much of either. In fact, I had to go back one and a half years to find any photos of me with glasses at all. So, Answered 2017-04-24 [Originally posted on http://quora.com/What-do-you-look-like-with-and-without-eyeglasses/answer/Nick-Nicholas-5]

How is your experience of reading a text in a language other than English different from reading the same text in English?

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Posted in categories: Language

Reading English is just flowing water to me. The information just snarfs up. Reading Modern Greek, I’m hyper-aware of stylistic differences; every concession to Ancient Greek or opening up to dialect was a political act up until the 70s, and I learned my Greek in the aftermath of that. Journalistic rigid syntax dismays me; I […]

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