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End of the Discussion: A Backtalk Roundup

We've come to the end of a pretty awesome theme, in my opinion. Here is the Roundup for Sunday September 14, 2014.

XylO talked about how Facebook prioritizes their own nebulous and never to be attained need to link every account to a marketable human is more important to them than the safety and security of drag queens (and likely other people in marginalized populations).

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LaChategris has a really interesting article about how humans (especially kids) learn a second language. And how English is a second language to people who don't know English, which sounds flippant but is seriously a thing a lot of policy makers do not understand.

B☯rg A. Chupacabras ♀ shared some memes with us.

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"Didn't we sleep together in 2008? Why didn't you call?" Is the answer to Youguise's question about how I start small talk. Lot of laughs, lot of broken marriages, lots of awkward silence.

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Polly Jenna Stone made me think about how my internet language and my real life language influence each other. I am developing a cockney accent for both.

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Time to Volunteer to Roundup next week!

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RedWriter is dating MacGyver and you should be jealous.

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blameitonthecroutons brings us some great comments from Kenny Llmastine and
"Boston favorite" Snax (the citizens of Boston did not immediately return calls to confirm that this is an official title). Thanks for being awesome guys!

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For North Americans, LaChategris has an awesome guide to the indigenous language of your area. And the importance of indigenous languages to American culture.

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Teapot asks what makes a song a great song? As long as it is Miley I'm happy.

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My little crumpet, Owl, has a post about using food as slurs.

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Check out these photos of the day from the Whitenoise photo gallery.

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