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My Favorite Nelson Mandela (mis)quote

I love languages. I love learning words in new languages, listening to languages I do not know, trying to guess what language is spoken, talking about language, teaching about the intersection between language and education. My attempts to learn the languages spoken in Denmark, Namibia, Rwanda, Niger, and Uganda – with varying levels of success – were always opportunities to connect with the people who welcomed me in their communities. That’s why...

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