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|Location||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Introduction||I’m a linguistics doctoral candidate at the University of British Columbia, having done my master’s and bachelor’s at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. I used to be a computer programmer in a previous life. I was born and raised in Alaska, in Anchorage and Wrangell. I am Tlingit; Deisheetaan naax̱, Kaḵáakʼw Hít yeedáx̱, Shtaxʼhéen Ḵwáanx̱ x̱at sitee.|
|Interests||linguistics, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, Athabaskan languages, Tlingit, language documentation, Lisp|
|Favorite Movies||Dr. Strangelove, LoTR, The Prisoner|
What reason do you have to believe the earth is flat?
I just looked outside and the horizon is flat. Like any good linguist, I know that one data point is sufficient for confirmation. Ergo, empirical evidence strongly supports the Pancake Model and proponents of the Flatbread Model are deeply misguided.