Monthly Archives: November 2012

So…that donkey stuff isn’t real?

Not sure what to make of this. Is this like that girl who pretended to be pregnant and wore a fake belly for a “sociological experiment” at her high school? Dunno. Reactions were still somewhat funny, especially the last one. … Continue reading

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Seriously Unfortunate Names

While watching the James Bond opening credits last night (which were really ehh), I noticed there was a producer named Barbara Broccoli, which is awesome. There was a girl at my high school named Christine Lasagna, and my dad’s high … Continue reading

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Conversations with Real Live Bilinguals: Khalifa Sy

This is my friend Khalifa Sy, seen here with Donna Ko, another Real Live Bilingual! Khalifa’s parents work for UNICEF, so he’s lived all over the world– in Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, England and the United States, just to name … Continue reading

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NYC Subway Languages

My mom never let us take taxis growing up, much to my chagrin. Although there was one time when I was 7 that we were in dire need of a taxi during a big snowfall and the only one we … Continue reading

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Awkward Store Names in Brussels

  Not quite sure I want to shop there…  

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