The Three Archetypes Not to Be on Social Media

The Militant: You think your political insight is groundbreaking. Your sad attempts at logic while you "debate" some child on Reddit are the highlight of your day. You think having an all-caps meltdown on Twitter is going to show them. You're incredibly annoyed with people who disagree with you but you spend hours on their … Continue reading The Three Archetypes Not to Be on Social Media

Literal Translation: The Multilingual’s Party Trick

One activity multilingual people, like yours truly untruthfully claims to be, enjoy is literal translations of words and expressions and idioms from languages they speak to English. They make for mildly interesting quips and conversation starters at parties and social gatherings that always lead to the same self-serving result: Me bragging about how many languages … Continue reading Literal Translation: The Multilingual’s Party Trick