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How to Laugh in Chinese

  There are a number of different ways of laughing in English:  chuckle, snicker, guffaw, chortle, grin, and plain old laugh, among others.  It’s much the same in other languages. In Chinese, for example, you can laugh Hā Hā (哈哈); … Continue reading

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Rioting Around the Tree of Liberty

Scottie Nell Hughes thinks that riots “aren’t necessarily a bad thing.” Besides being a rabid Tea Partier, and a darling of right-wingnut television and talk radio, her credentials for making this pronouncement also include, according to her, being the granddaughter … Continue reading

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The Duce of New York City

“… and for the life of me I could not quite comprehend what hidden springs he undoubtedly unloosed in the hysterical mob which was greeting him so wildly.” — William L. Shirer, Berlin Diary   You may be tired of … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Donald

Internet Headlines: * GOP nears its breaking point as Donald Trump rolls toward nomination Donald Trump is on the verge of winning the Republican nomination, and the GOP is plummeting into a civil war that promises to redefine the party … Continue reading

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