Tag Archives: Language

Yeah, Right

Ah, it was that PhD dissertation that was never written – life intervened. It always does. But things stick with you, and actually kind of gnaw at you – not that anyone reads Jonathan Swift these days. People these days … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Discrimination

As anyone who has studied a foreign language will tell you – or anyone who just spends a few weeks kicking around solo in Paris each year in the middle of winter, with only a hazy memory of high school … Continue reading

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