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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff TV Shows and Movies

Dark (Netflix)

Time travel paradoxes. Alternate realities. Young love. Angry Germans. References to Back to the Future and obscure 80s pop. Subtitles. Intrigue and suspense. This modern day sci-fi thriller has it all! At first I was put off by the language barrier and having to keep up with the reading comprehension and analysis (German to English […]

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Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Of Nerdaphores and Slacktivism

Most of my friends are nerds and as such, we come up with  nerd wisdom all the time. To properly convey the message of our philosophical sessions, made up terminology is employed. [Side note: Our employer is infamous for making up jargon and acronyms that no human can decipher so it rubbed off on us peons […]

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Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd

“Why do you speak English so good?” – Well, because I studied the language.

There is a difference between speaking  a second language and learning it. Knowing a few words can help you get around in a foreign country or can help bridge a gap with fellow tourists or coworkers but understanding the language and its roots, its nuances and lexicon, requires careful study. To fully claim mastery, one […]