Those of you who owned a television during the early 2000s and were old enough to watch adult-ish programming have probably heard of a show called Gilmore Girls. Since I spent more time between the covers of a book as a child than pressing any button attached to an electronic device, I myself didn’t come across it until I finally caved and got a Netflix in college. I gorged on the series last summer, wondering how I could possibly have missed this gem – a cheery, aesthetically pleasing, acerbically written dramedy where problems mainly consist of misplaced commasin The Yale Daily News or a casual boat abduction (for which Rory gets off easy, not that we expect any less). One of my favorite parts of…
Thanksgiving is kind of a weird concept if you didn’t grow up with it, but it was still one of the things I missed the most while I was studying abroad.
You’d think, given the amount of people in the U.S. who insist they’re no good at languages, that no one would contest the difficulty of learning a new language...In order to help people who don’t have much experience speaking to foreigners, I’ve provided some tips on how best to interact with people learning your language.
It's unrealistic to expect anyone to sustain the perfection we demand, and we stop seeing the best in the people we admire once we find out they have a flaw