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Ideal Speech Community? Right now I’d settle for “adequate” speech community

Staged an event last night. Thought there were adults present. So we “agreed” a ‘two sentences for your questions’ thing, inspired by this. I am a muppet. There were several disruptive children present, albeit mostly in their 50s and 60s. … Continue reading

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Elevator Pitches at the End of the World…

“Elevator Pitches” are 45-ish second spiels spat out by people looking for investment/green lights from the powerful. The idea is that you find yourself in a literal or metaphorical elevator with a CEO/gazillionaire like Bill Gates or George Soros. You … Continue reading

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