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I was having an argument with my best friend recently. We were talking on the phone at about 5:00 pm. I wanted her to come over to my place and hang out.
“Sure,” she said, “in a little while. My Mom's just making breakfast.” My contention was that she was not eating breakfast at all, and that at best she was engaging in a very late lunch. Her arguments were simple:
1. It was to be the first meal of the day for those eating it – they were “breaking their fast,” thus fulfilling…Continue
Posted on January 27, 2013 at 3:36pm
When you think of a Canadian sports enthusiast, you probably imagine a hockey fan.* And they're certainly out there. A recent Huffington Post article suggested a link between rising sales of sex toys with the NHL lockout. But hockey, for all that is played and loved across this country, is not what pre-occupies the people of Saskatchewan.
Posted on November 25, 2012 at 4:15pm
I am, as of this morning, finished my first academic year as a teaching assistant at my University. The experience was often challenging, often boring, often stressful, but I definitely learned a heck of a lot. Some of what I learned may be relevant to nerdfighters who are nearing the ends of their semesters, handing in papers and writing finals, so I thought I'd share. Ok, so that's not really the reason. Sorry nerdfighters, it's not you, it's me.
Posted on April 9, 2012 at 2:30pm
So I am reading this article ("The Concept of Cultural Translation" by Talal Asad in Writing Culture edited by James Clifford and George E. Marcus) and I wish I could recommend it. I mean, it's of a great deal of use to me, an aspiring ethnographer interested in the idea of a culture as text and what that means in terms of relativism and representing the coherence of ideas that might seem absurd, but I know that isn't everybody.
Posted on January 16, 2012 at 10:30pm