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Day: May 10, 2017

What texts and experiences shaped the development of your political views? What were the seminal factors in the growth of your civic sensibilities? What books most influenced you? What events?

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Posted in categories: Culture, Personal

I am somewhat surprised to have been A2A’d this by four people. That my politics should be of interest at all, though I haven’t expressed my politics here coherently, is likely more a token of their esteem than my interest. I am somewhat mortified to have been A2A’d this by four people. Unlike the other […]

What are some stereotypes about linguists and linguistics majors?

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Posted in categories: Academia

In my experience in Australia, we slotted readily into the stereotype of Arts students in general. (Well, I didn’t: I was a refugee from Engineering.) Leftie do-gooders, dressed down, partial to cheap wine, mostly laid back. Answered 2017-05-10 [Originally posted on http://quora.com/What-are-some-stereotypes-about-linguists-and-linguistics-majors/answer/Nick-Nicholas-5]

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