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Location Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Introduction I like reading, knitting, listening to music and biting my fingernails.
Interests reading, knitting, listening to music, thinking about irregular verbs, hanging out with my siblings, friends, cousins, grandparents, or step-uncles, Scrabble, watching movies, frybread.
Favorite Movies Across the Universe, Blues Brothers, Boondock Saints, Brokeback Mountain, Chasing Amy, Clerks, The Darjeeling Limited, Dogma, Edward Scissorhands, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Fight Club, Hairspray, High Fidelity, Hot Fuzz, Lars and the Real Girl, Life is Beautiful, The Linguists, Love Actually, anything by M. Night Shyamalan, Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail, Moulin Rouge, anything with Muppets, Napoleon Dynamite, New York Doll, Once, Rocky Horror Picture Show, School of Rock, The Science of Sleep, Shaun of the Dead, Sound of Music, Superbad, Sweeney Todd, V for Vendetta, Valentin, Velvet Goldmine, Waking Ned Devine, Wayne's World, West Side Story, Whale Rider, anything with Will Ferrell, the Wind That Shakes The Barley.
Favorite Music Abba, Arcade Fire, the Beatles, Bombs and Beating Hearts, Bright Eyes, Cephalotron, The Clash, Death Cab for Cutie, the Decemberists, Elvis Costello, Flogging Molly, Franz Ferdinand, Gang of Four, The Hives, Kaiser Chiefs, the Killers, Kings of Leon, Led Zeppelin, Limbeck, Mates of State, Mika, Neutral Milk Hotel, Oasis, Of Montreal, Patti Smith, the Pixies, Radiohead, Rancid, Robert Johnson, Rufus Wainwright, the Shins, Sigur Ros, the Smiths, the Strokes, Television, U2, the Velvet Underground, Violent Femmes, Weezer, the White Stripes, the Who, X.
Favorite Books Anything by Noam Chomsky, Nick Hornby, Umberto Eco, Ayn Rand, George Orwell, Greil Marcus, Camus, Roald Dahl, Chaim Potok, Kurt Vonnegut, Tony Hillerman, Chuck Klosterman, Steven Pinker, David Sedaris, Amy Tan, Madeline L'Engle, George Lakoff. Anything involving linguistics. Also, Freakonomics, A Clockwork Orange, The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Gilead, Lying Awake, Everything is Illuminated, I Am America (And So Can You).

Sponges and tongues are frequently misspelled. Is it because both are thirsty?

I would think not, but what do I know?