Originally posted on Blogger on 10 February 2015
At my home university, Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA, an hour north of Harrisburg, the capital, I’m a creative writing major. 847 more words
A lot of things startled me when I started teaching in the UK. The accents. The ubiquity of tea. (As I like to say: “ubiquitea.”) The adorable and inexplicable pluralization of “math.” But what stunned me most was that the Brits don’t follow a sequence of math courses anything like ours. 703 more words
1,868 more words
“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.”
Having a FabulousFriday over on Marcia Meara's The Write Stuff blog. Hope you'll join us!
I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before but I watch a lot of UK shows, as in an unusual amount. One thing I noticed is that a lot of Americans misinterpret British humor. 2,251 more words