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The beautiful Russian Language

Arnulfo Caballero November 1, 2018

What is the first language you think of when you’re thinking about a beautiful language? Is it French? Italian? Spanish? When I think of a beautiful language, I think of one that most people would never...

Get skewled: grammar is classist

Jeremiah Hobbs April 20, 2017

Grammar. No other word can bore a person more quickly except, perhaps, the word “mathematics.” The importance of “proper” grammar has been a topic of recent history, especially with the rise in...

“No Hablo Español” — Identifying cultural roots based on substance rather than language

“No Hablo Español” — Identifying cultural roots based on substance rather than language

paisano.online1 and Jessica Jimenez October 4, 2016

“Hola!” “Hola! I’m sorry. No hablo español.” “Oh, sorry…I just assumed. Aren’t you Latina?” --- This exchange happens often, yet it never gets easier. Not speaking Spanish...

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