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The Complexity of Language

When I was in high school, a teacher assigned a project in which we could only pick one career as our topic. One of my classmates asked her what she should do if she had three careers in mind. For the sake of the project, the teacher told her that she could choose only one of her dream careers.

Looking back at my choice of career (teacher), I always wondered where I would be had I chosen one of the other careers I was interested in my last year of high school. Graphic designer, web designer, and nutritionist were some of the other careers of interest. A few years later, the career of a linguist also interested me because I’m fascinated with language and words.