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Hi! Welcome! My name is Sara Maria. I’m an American linguist (language specialist). 

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Yes, but then we Americans who have been repeatedly called out for this end up saying things like

American: and then I went to dongbonkles...oh, dongbonkles is a thing in America where...

Non-American: Of course I bl**dy know what a dongbonkle is.

americaning is hard

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this is one of my favorites skshxjdh https://twitter.com/solodeauxleaux/status/1407433675432677377

Why You Should Learn Chinese

Someone on Quora Français recently asked me, “why should I learn Chinese?” (This post was originally written in French for Quora. Lisez son original en français) My opinion? There are several reasons why you’ll want to choose …

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