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Aunties and uncles

June 20th, 2013

Why do we call our elders ‘uncle’ or ‘aunty’? What is behind this habit of addressing unknown elders with respect?

Americanisms and I

February 7th, 2013

How can you blow your nose in public? But in America, it’s a habit much better than sniffling in public.

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