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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6180 on: November 26, 2018, 11:39:18 AM »
I'm in such a mood today.

So glad that the bulk of this week doesn't require much attention from me.

Also, I like to **** around with my students by tossing out different pronunciations of words just based on different American dialects. The students will usually quietly comment about it to each other but then it's the coT that actually speaks up and asks me about it.

Examples include aunt, caramel, and pecan.

Language is fun.

What are the pecan pronunciation variants? Pee-can and pey-can? Pee-con? I don't actually know.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6181 on: November 26, 2018, 11:41:46 AM »
What are the pecan pronunciation variants? Pee-can and pey-can? Pee-con? I don't actually know.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6182 on: November 26, 2018, 12:31:13 PM »
Whatever happened to Pecan? 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6183 on: November 26, 2018, 01:25:49 PM »
What are the pecan pronunciation variants? Pee-can and pey-can? Pee-con? I don't actually know.

The two main ones where I'm from are pih-KHAN and pee-caan, but I also hear PEE-khan.

Whatever happened to Pecan?

He kept getting muted, so one day he just stopped posting.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6184 on: November 26, 2018, 03:11:09 PM »
What are the pecan pronunciation variants? Pee-can and pey-can? Pee-con? I don't actually know.

And 'Steel Rails'  :P
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6185 on: November 27, 2018, 07:08:19 AM »
Well, my ginormous touch screen died yesterday so all my classes have been canceled till further notice.  :P  All my classes were supposed to start the last chapter in their books, and it being about 5 weeks out till winter break, I think were in pretty good shape.  Hopefully the school will have some one fix it soon. 

So, it looks like long walks for me. (I'm allowed to leave campus to go for walks if I have no lessons)  Better go out and enjoy the last remining bits of nice weather.  Winter will be here soon.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6186 on: November 27, 2018, 08:07:48 AM »
Well, my ginormous touch screen died yesterday so all my classes have been canceled till further notice.  :P  All my classes were supposed to start the last chapter in their books, and it being about 5 weeks out till winter break, I think were in pretty good shape.  Hopefully the school will have some one fix it soon. 

So, it looks like long walks for me. (I'm allowed to leave campus to go for walks if I have no lessons)  Better go out and enjoy the last remining bits of nice weather.  Winter will be here soon.

You might want to take a look at the air quality first.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6187 on: November 27, 2018, 08:19:15 AM »
Well, my ginormous touch screen died yesterday so all my classes have been canceled till further notice.  :P  All my classes were supposed to start the last chapter in their books, and it being about 5 weeks out till winter break, I think were in pretty good shape.  Hopefully the school will have some one fix it soon. 

So, it looks like long walks for me. (I'm allowed to leave campus to go for walks if I have no lessons)  Better go out and enjoy the last remining bits of nice weather.  Winter will be here soon.

You might want to take a look at the air quality first.

One of the depressing things about Korea is when you walk outside, see the fog, and reminisce about the foggy, rolling hills of the motherland, just to realize its probably mostly pollution here and you should probably go back inside.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6188 on: November 27, 2018, 08:56:26 AM »
Well, my ginormous touch screen died yesterday so all my classes have been canceled till further notice.  :P  All my classes were supposed to start the last chapter in their books, and it being about 5 weeks out till winter break, I think were in pretty good shape.  Hopefully the school will have some one fix it soon. 

So, it looks like long walks for me. (I'm allowed to leave campus to go for walks if I have no lessons)  Better go out and enjoy the last remining bits of nice weather.  Winter will be here soon.

You might want to take a look at the air quality first.

It's fine where I'm at.  It's at 68 right now. 

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6189 on: November 27, 2018, 12:49:43 PM »
Now thatís a fun FB group!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6190 on: November 27, 2018, 12:55:47 PM »
Now thatís a fun FB group!

took me a sec.  :laugh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6191 on: November 29, 2018, 01:26:58 PM »
I always thought that the "female teachers only" jobs in Korea were a myth and that surely they never explicitly say that.

Checked out the recent job listings... :laugh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6192 on: November 29, 2018, 01:28:49 PM »
I always thought that the "female teachers only" jobs in Korea were a myth and that surely they never explicitly say that.

Checked out the recent job listings... :laugh:

Plenty of ones still specifying colour too.

https://seoul.craigslist.co.kr/edu/d/sinsa-station-white-female/6735478840.html

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6193 on: November 29, 2018, 01:34:59 PM »
I always thought that the "female teachers only" jobs in Korea were a myth and that surely they never explicitly say that.

Checked out the recent job listings... :laugh:

Plenty of ones still specifying colour too.

https://seoul.craigslist.co.kr/edu/d/sinsa-station-white-female/6735478840.html


I feel like I should repost this in the 'things that make you irrationally angry' thread.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6194 on: November 29, 2018, 01:48:14 PM »
I always thought that the "female teachers only" jobs in Korea were a myth and that surely they never explicitly say that.

Checked out the recent job listings... :laugh:

Plenty of ones still specifying colour too.

https://seoul.craigslist.co.kr/edu/d/sinsa-station-white-female/6735478840.html


I feel like I should repost this in the 'things that make you irrationally angry' thread.

Jesus  :shocked:

I suppose I'm naive but I honestly thought that it was more of a "read between the lines" sort of thing where we assume they just want pretty white women.

I'm actually stunned haha.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6196 on: November 29, 2018, 02:15:38 PM »
Just spent some time clicking through the job ads on craigslist (thanks eggieguffer) and that is some depressing reading  :sad:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6197 on: November 30, 2018, 09:43:52 AM »
Bumping this up because I'm excited it's Friday. I'm looking forward to doing nothing. I think I'm gonna binge watch  The Haunting of Hill House all weekend.


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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6198 on: November 30, 2018, 10:23:35 AM »
Bumping this up because I'm excited it's Friday. I'm looking forward to doing nothing. I think I'm gonna binge watch  The Haunting of Hill House all weekend.

I'm watching BM "Hang the DJ" with a special someone. Should be good. Home cooked meal, relaxing out of the city.

Good to unwind after all the filming I've been doing.
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #6199 on: November 30, 2018, 05:44:22 PM »
And the binging has begun.

Bumping this up because I'm excited it's Friday. I'm looking forward to doing nothing. I think I'm gonna binge watch  The Haunting of Hill House all weekend.

I'm watching BM "Hang the DJ" with a special someone. Should be good. Home cooked meal, relaxing out of the city.

Good to unwind after all the filming I've been doing.

Sounds like a good time, have fun!