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Voicing my doubts: When formal and informal clash

Our audible solo conversations showcase our instinctive “voice” — not the one we’ve been trained to have, not the one we learned to sound erudite-but-approachable-and-definitely-super-unique-and-memorable for cover letters and college applications, but the ones that structure and articulate our most natural selves.
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An accent by any other name

Alien on Campus

The “American accent” is used as the optimal standard of speech. It is equated to a higher IQ, to a less threatening immigrant, to a more approachable international student.
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Unleashing my evil editor spirit

Upholding grammatical conventions doesn’t really matter when it comes to our everyday speech. Personally, I get more satisfaction from people mistakenly attempting to look superior by misusing them or incorrectly correcting others.
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