Clay Shirky
Jul 13, 2016 · 1 min read

So so good. Thank you for writing this.

One other thing I might add that I’ve learned teaching in China: Be careful about culturally specific metaphors. Once I started listening to myself speak in a room of non-native speakers, I kept hearing myself saying that things ‘came out of left field’ or were ‘ballpark figures’, which isn’t just English slang, but American, sports-following English slang.

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