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French Fried

As the world turns…. Exactly a year ago, in this very blog, I was grousing about how hard it was to find an online course that teaches French the way I want to learn it. Sadly, nothing has changed, but … Continue reading

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Don’t Splash on Me

I’ve never properly learned a foreign language. Okay, I had three years of Latin in high school (from a not very adequate teacher, or maybe I just wasn’t paying attention) and a couple of quarters of German at UC Berkeley, … Continue reading

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…and now for something completely different.

What is it that excites — gratifies — engrosses you? Or, as we say, what blows your skirt up? This is a serious question, one that each of us can and should examine seriously. I get a charge out of … Continue reading

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