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  1. Mar 2019
  2. Feb 2019
  3. Dec 2018
    1. working part-ner

      The farmer's wife is a "working partner" not his employee. That seems like an audacious statement for the time. Was it?

  4. Nov 2018
    1. We don't mind using the terms Doctor, Professor, Brother, Rev. -anything hut Mr., Mrs. or Miss.

      I found this surprising. I would think using titles like Doctor and Professor would have been considered just as objectionable as Mr., Mrs., and Miss.

  5. Sep 2018
  6. Nov 2017
    1. Nobody knew whether it would become a lasting national tradition

      another instance that surprises us since we thought Thanksgiving was a lasting national tradition since the first feast in 1692.

  7. Jan 2017
    1. The Foucault reading surprised me because I never thought of self writing as a rhetorical activity.

      It is always a pleasure to be surprised by something we are reading, and I am glad you are noting your reaction to a reading here.

  8. Nov 2016
    1. Il y a deux semaines, c’était l’anniversaire de mon meilleur ami. Elle étudie à Davidson. Deux semaines avant son anniversaire, elle m’a demandé de visiter pour son anniversaire, mais j’ai dit que je ne pouvais pas. Pendant les deux semaines, j’ai parlé avec mon autre ami à Davidson et je lui ai surprise. Elle était très heureuse et surprise! Mon ami et moi, nous avons planifié la surprise très bien. C’était un très bon weekend.

  9. Apr 2016
    1. 38% of Americans who describe themselves as “single and looking” have used an online-­dating site.

      This number seems staggeringly low compared to my experience with friends. Really? I may look this stat up or find out where it comes from.

    2. along with the sociologist Eric Klinenberg

      Aziz is doing research?! I'm visualizing him doing a focus group interviewImage Description

    3. Happily so—and probably more so than most people I know who had nonarranged marriages.

      This surprises me. Sounds like Aziz is skeptical of "natural" love. Will he be making an argument for algorithmic match-making?