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The Case against Dumbing Down

I don’t know about you, but I’m totally against dumbing down subjects or language use before my students. I believe, for example, that if the undergraduates sitting before me in a class have limited vocabularies (and they all invariably do), it’s … Continue reading

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Thinking About Big Words

Over carrots: “The fact that you get upset when there are things that you don’t understand just shows you have curiosity.”

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